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
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Chemistries StarChem Product Chemical Name Physical State Activity % pH Special Properties
Betaines StarSurf CAPB Cocamidopropyl betaine Liquid 30 7 Effcient viscosity builder & wetter. Offers lower sensitivity. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf CAPB 50 Cocamidopropyl betaine Liquid 37 7 Effcient viscosity builder & wetter. Offers lower sensitivity. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf H-CAPB Cocamidopropyl betaine Liquid 37 7 Hydrogenated Cocamidopropyl betaine. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf LAPB Laurylamidopropyl betaine Liquid 30 7 Effictive viscosity builder & wetter. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
Amine Oxides StarSurf CAP0x Cocamidopropylamine oxide Liquid 30 7 Excellent foam booster and detergent
StarSurf LAP0x Lauryl amidopropylamine oxide Liquid 30 7 Offers excellent bleach stability and is a viscosity builder
StarSurf LMAP0X Lauryl-myristyl amidopropylamine oxide Liquid 30 7 Offers excellent bleach stability and is a viscosity builder
StarSurf L0x Laurylamine oxide Liquid 30 7 Excellent bleach stable foamer
StarSurfM0x Myristylamine oxide Liquid 30 7 Excellent bleach stable foamer
Hydroxysultaines StarSurf CAPHS Cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine Liquid 30 7 Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf CAPHS 50 lauramidopropyl hydroxysultaine Liquid 44 7 Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf LAPHS Cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine Liquid 30 7 Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
Anionic Surfactants

 

 

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Chemistries StarChem Product Chemical Name Physical State Activity % pH Special Properties
Sulfonates StarSurf DOSS 70 Dioctylsulfosuccinate (DOSS) Liquid 70 7 Excellent foamer and re-wetter (variety of diluents available)
StarSurf DDBSA Sulfonated alkyl benzene Liquid 100 6 Excellent all-purpose foaming agent, demulsifier properties
StarSurf ES 814 Ammonium alkyl-ether sulfates Liquid 60 6 Excellent all purpose foaming agent
StarSurf ES 814 HG Ammonium alkyl-ether sulfates Liquid 60 6 Excellent allpurpose foaming agent. Non-flamable
StarTex AC Conc. alkyldiphenyloxide disulfonate Liquid 45 9 Excellent solubility and stability in acidic, alkaline, bleach & other oxidizing systems
Phosphates StarSurf P-90 phosphated alcohol ehoxylate Liquid 90 9 Efficient hydrotrope and coupling agent for organics and salts
StarSurf phos 2672 Triethylamine phosphate Liquid 60 4 Efficient scale inhibitor for calcium and other alkaline compounds
StarSurf phos 361 Phosphated alcohol Liquid 100 4 Cleaner, efficient hydrotrope and coupling agent for organics and salts
StarSurf phos 801 Phosphated alcohol Liquid 100 4 Cleaner, efficient hydrotrope and coupling agent for organics and salts
StarSurf WFF Surfactant blend Liquid 46 4 Excellent detergent stable with peroxides

 

 

 

Surfactants (Specialties)
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Chemistries StarChem Product Chemical Name Physical State Activity % pH Special Properties
Amides StarSurf CDEA 11 Cocamide DEA (diethanolamide) Liquid 100 9 Efficient foamer and rheology modifier
StarSurf CMEA11 Cocamide MEA (monoethanolamide) Liquid 100 9 Efficient foamer and rheology modifier
Formulated Alcohol Ethoxylates StarSurf DA Surfactant blend Liquid 99 6 low foaming wetter
StarSurf CMS Surfactant blend Liquid 50 7 Good resistance to alkali, acids and salts
Formulated cationics StarSurf 2745 Surfactant blend Liquid 82 8 Very good degreaser and efficient in alkaline conditions
Formulated Anionics StarSurf 2914 Surfactant blend Liquid 50 8 Good resistance to alkali and salts. Very stable foamer over a broad pH range
StarSurf 2754 Surfactant blend Liquid 40 8 Excellent degreaser stable over a wide pH range.
Nonionics

 

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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

 

 

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StarChem Product Chemical Name Physical State Activity % pH Special Properties
StarQuat 300 Dicocodimethyl ammonium chloride Liquid 80 7 Cationic emulsifier for mineral seal oils. Promotes beading and rapid drying of rinse water
StarQuat 300 HF Dicocodimethyl ammonium chloride Liquid 80 7 Cationic emulsifier for mineral seal oils. Promotes beading and rapid drying of rinse water. High flash point version
StarQuat 400 Formulated cationic surface active compound Liquid 80 7 Cationic emulsifier for mineral seal oils. Promotes beading and rapid drying of rinse water
StarQuat BAP 75 Benzyl Alkyl-Pyridine Quat Liquid 70 8 Oil soluble corrosion inhibitor used in formulated products.
StarChem BTMAC 60 Benzyltrimethylammonium Chloride Liquid 60 7 Cly and shale stabilization
StarQuat CETAC 30 cetyl trimethyl ammonium Chloride Liquid 30 7 Cationic emulsifier used as a conditioner in, hair styling aids, creams and lotions to provide conditioning and softening
StarQuat DCE 1214 Bisquat of dichloroethyl ether and C12-C14 dimethylamine Liquid 70 7 Efficient water soluble corrosion inhinitor
StarQuat CS-90 Polyquatemary Chloride Liquid 60 7 Excellent corrosion inhinitor for HCI environments
StarQuat ESL Conc Benzyltriethylammonium Chloride Liquid 60 7 Cationic 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
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Chemistries StarChem Product Chemical Name Physical State Activity % pH Special Properties
Silicone StarSil AF 2577 Silicone Emmulsion Liquid 10 7 Very high performing low concentration silicone defoamer
StarSil AF 30 Silicone Emmulsion Liquid 30 5 Versatile FDA compliant control agent
StarSil PD 30 Silicone Emmulsion Liquid 25 8 Versatile industrial defoamer
StarSil PD 250 Silicone Emmulsion Liquid 40 8 High performing defoamer for the alkaline conditions
StarSil AC 1083 Silicone Compound Liquid 100 8 Versatile silicone formulation base for most industrial applicatios
Non-Silicone StarDefoam 354 Mineral Oil Liquid 100 7 Versatile mineral oil defoamer for most industrial applicatios
StarDefoam PMD 100 Polymeric Liquid 100 7 Concentrated 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