Household Industrial & Institutional (HI&I)

North America’s largest producer of hydrotropes for over 50 years. The cleaner & detergent markets have historically been and continue to be the largest market segment for Nease. Our reputation for providing quality chemicals cost effectively and on time is well known with most major companies serving in this area.

Nease is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is part of the growing International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) out of Frankfurt, Germany, and the WeylChem Group of Companies. For more information, visit their websites at or

Hydrotropes – Naxonate®
Complete line of products (liquid & dry) includes sodium xylene sulfonate, sodium cumene sulfonate, sodium toluene sulfonate, ammonium xylene sulfonate, potassium toluene sulfonate.

Naxcat® – Sulfonic Acid Catalysts
Based on various solvents including toluene, xylene, cumene, phenol, benzene.

Naxan® Naphthalene Sulfonates
Wide range of products (liquid & dry powders) that vary in terms of surfactancy, foam, wetting, and color.

Specialty Surfactants
Naxsoft® offerings include DDBSA both in acid form as well as sodium & TEA salts, sodium octane sulfonate offering dual functionality as wetting agent and hydrotrope. WeylClean® SAS anionic surfactants

Sold under the Naxchem®, Naxamine®, Naxolate®, Naxonac® and Naxamide® tradenames.

Bleach Activators & Builders
Peractive® AC White TAED and WeylClean® SKS-6