Home, Industrial & Institutional Cleaning

StarChem has been manufacturing specialty chemicals for over 50 years. With this experience we strive to bring innovative solutions to our customers. StarChem offers a broad range of chemistries and technologies to many industrial and consumer markets. StarChem’s HI&I products bring value to many applications including laundry and dishwashing detergents, all-purpose cleaners, degreasers, disinfectants, vehicle-cleaning compounds, heavy-duty commercial and industrial cleaners and sanitizers. Please review our products and technologies and let us provide a solution for your specialty chemical needs.
Product Offerings
Amphoteric Surfactants
ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
BetainesStarSurf CAPBCocamidopropyl betaineLiquid306-8Effcient viscosity builder & wetter. Offers lower sensitivity. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf CAPB 50Cocamidopropyl betaineLiquid376-8Effcient viscosity builder & wetter. Offers lower sensitivity. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurfH-CAPBCocamidopropyl betaineLiquid376-8Hydrogenated Cocamidopropyl betaine. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurfLAPBLaurylamidopropyl betaineLiquid306-8Effictive viscosity builder & wetter. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
Amine OxidesStarSurf CAP0xCocamidopropylamine oxideLiquid306-8Excellent foam booster and detergent
StarSurfLAP0xLauryl amidopropylamine oxideLiquid306-8Offers excellent bleach stability and is a viscosity builder
StarSurfLMAP0XLauryl-myristyl amidopropylamine oxideLiquid306-8Offers excellent bleach stability and is a viscosity builder
StarSurfL0xLaurylamine oxideLiquid306-8Excellent bleach stable foamer
StarSurfM0xMyristylamine oxideLiquid306-8Excellent bleach stable foamer
HydroxysultainesStarSurfCAPHSCocamidopropyl hydroxysultaineLiquid446-8Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurfCAPHS 50lauramidopropyl hydroxysultaineLiquid306-8Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurfLAPHSCocamidopropyl hydroxysultaineLiquid306-8Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
Anionic Surfactants
ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
SulfonatesStarSurfDOSS 70Dioctylsulfosuccinate (DOSS)Liquid706.5-7.5Excellent foamer and re-wetter (variety of diluents available)
StarSurfDDBSASulfonated alkyl benzeneLiquid1005.5-7Excellent all-purpose foaming agent, demulsifier properties
StarSurf ES 814Ammonium alkyl-ether sulfatesLiquid605.5-7Excellent all purpose foaming agent
StarSurf ES 814 HGAmmonium alkyl-ether sulfatesLiquid605.5-7Excellent allpurpose foaming agent. Non-flamable
StarTex AC Conc.alkyldiphenyloxide disulfonateLiquid458-10Excellent solubility and stability in acidic, alkaline, bleach & other oxidizing systems
PhosphatesStarSurfP-90phosphated alcohol ehoxylateLiquid908-10Efficient hydrotrope and coupling agent for organics and salts
StarSurfphos 2672Triethylamine phosphateLiquid603-5Efficient scale inhibitor for calcium and other alkaline compounds
StarSurfphos 361Phosphated alcoholLiquid1003-5Cleaner, efficient hydrotrope and coupling agent for organics and salts
StarSurfphos 801Phosphated alcoholLiquid1003-5Cleaner, efficient hydrotrope and coupling agent for organics and salts
StarSurfWFFSurfactant blendLiquid464-6Excellent detergent stable with peroxides
Surfactants (Specialties)
ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
AmidesStarSurf CDEA 11Cocamide DEA (diethanolamide)Liquid1009-10Efficient foamer and rheology modifier
StarSurf CMEA11Cocamide MEA (monoethanolamide)Liquid1009-10Efficient foamer and rheology modifier
Formulated Alcohol EthoxylatesStarSurf DASurfactant blendLiquid996-7low foaming wetter
StarSurf CMSSurfactant blendLiquid506.5-7.5Good resistance to alkali, acids and salts
Formulated cationicsStarSurf 2745Surfactant blendLiquid826.5-8.5Very good degreaser and efficient in alkaline conditions
Formulated AnionicsStarSurf 2914Surfactant blendLiquid506.5-8.5Good resistance to alkali and salts. Very stable foamer over a broad pH range
StarSurf 2754Surfactant blendLiquid406.5-8.5Excellent degreaser stable over a wide pH range.
Nonionics
StarChem offers a wide range of alkoxylated alcohols, please contact your StarChem representative for more information on product that we have available for HI&I.
Cationics
StarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
StarQuat 300Dicocodimethyl ammonium chlorideLiquid806-8Cationic emulsifier for mineral seal oils. Promotes beading and rapid drying of rinse water
StarQuat 300 HFDicocodimethyl ammonium chlorideLiquid806-8Cationic emulsifier for mineral seal oils. Promotes beading and rapid drying of rinse water. High flash point version
StarQuat 400Formulated cationic surface active compoundLiquid806-8Cationic emulsifier for mineral seal oils. Promotes beading and rapid drying of rinse water
StarQuat BAP 75Benzyl Alkyl-Pyridine QuatLiquid707-9Oil soluble corrosion inhibitor used in formulated products.
StarChem BTMAC 60Benzyltrimethylammonium ChlorideLiquid606-8Cly and shale stabilization
StarQuat CETAC 30cetyl trimethyl ammonium ChlorideLiquid306-8Cationic emulsifier used as a conditioner in, hair styling aids, creams and lotions to provide conditioning and softening
StarQuat DCE 1214Bisquat of dichloroethyl ether and C12-C14 dimethylamineLiquid706-8Efficient water soluble corrosion inhinitor
StarQuat CS-90Polyquatemary ChlorideLiquid606-8Excellent corrosion inhinitor for HCI environments
StarQuat ESL ConcBenzyltriethylammonium ChlorideLiquid606-8Cationic surface active compound that improves degreasing efficiency
Silicones Fluids
StarChem offers a wide range of polydimethylsiloxanes (5 cSt to 60000 cSt). Please contact your StarChem Sales representative for more information.
Foam Control
ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
SiliconeStarSil AF 2577Silicone EmmulsionLiquid106-8Very high performing low concentration silicone defoamer
StarSil AF 30Silicone EmmulsionLiquid304-6Versatile FDA compliant control agent
StarSil PD 30Silicone EmmulsionLiquid257-9Versatile industrial defoamer
StarSil PD 250Silicone EmmulsionLiquid407-9High performing defoamer for the alkaline conditions
StarSil AC 1083Silicone CompoundLiquid1007-9Versatile silicone formulation base for most industrial applicatios
Non-SiliconeStarDefoam 354Mineral OilLiquid1006-8Versatile mineral oil defoamer for most industrial applicatios
StarDefoam PMD 100PolymericLiquid1006-8Concentrated defoamer for extreme industrial foaming conditions
Other Chemistries
StarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
StarTex PL Extra ConcEDTALiquid4011Scale control
StarChem Metyl SoyateMethyl esterLiquid100N/AEco-friendly solvent. Good for cutting oil and grease