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Stepan launches surfactant developed jointly with Elevance

11:31 AM MDT | April 21, 2014

Stepan announced late in March that it has introduced a biobased surfactant developed jointly with Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, IL) that is capable of replacing high–volatile organic content (VOC) solvents in a number of applications. Robert Slone, v.p./surfactant product development at Stepan, tells CW that Steposol Met-10U enables formulators to replace toxic, high-VOC, 100% solvent formulations based on materials like methyl pyrrolidone and methylene chloride with a 5% aqueous solution. The surfactant has a number of applications, including...

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