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Neutral solvent based cleaning additive Ethylene Glycol Monoalkyl Ether

Characteristics & Applications

  • Neutral solvent based cleaning additive Ethylene Glycol Monoalkyl Ether.
  • Removal of residual hydrocarbons after cargoes classified underMarpol Annex 2 (NLS cargoes) like vegetable oils.


Waste Water Information

  • Ethylene Glycol Monoalkyl Ether
  • Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590.


Tank Material

  • Safe to use on stainless steel and resistant coatings


pH : neutral (glycol/glycol ether)
Phys. properties : 62-65 °C (closed cup)
Flash Point : clear, colourless liquid
Spec. gravity : approx. 0.9
Storage temperature : ambient
Foam formation : not foaming
Solubility in freshwater : complete

Safety Aspects

  • Consult Material Safety Data Sheet
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Harmful in contact with skin
  • Harmful if inhaled
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • Causes skin irritation

Application for use

  • Suitable in freshwater.
  • Recommended concentration for re-circulation cleaning: 5 – 10%
Cleaning temperature :
ambient – 60 °C
Recommended concentration for spraying : pure at ambient temperature
Packing : drums of 200-208 liter
Download Material Safety Data Sheet