Alkylphenol Ethoxylates: Products & Uses

NPE Products and Uses

NPEs are considered “work horse” surfactants due to their high technical efficacy and cost-effectiveness. NPEs are used primarily in the following institutional and industrial applications:



OPE Products and Uses

OPEs are used predominantly in paint emulsion applications. OPE surfactants are also used in industrial and institutional cleaning products and to a much lesser extent in paper manufacturing, textile manufacture, household cleaners and other applications.  OPEs are not reported as being used in consumer applications with high potential for human exposure or environmental release (i.e., household detergents and fabric softeners and personal care products).