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EBC Maxemul™ 6112

Anionic, copolymerisable surfactant for use as a stabiliser in latex binders typically used in waterborne wall paints, wood and metal protection coatings, pressure sensitive adhesives and elastomeric roof coatings. The surfactant is reactive towards vinylically unsaturated monomers. The surfactant enhances the colloidal stability of the latex and improves dry film properties.
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Product details

Chemical name

  • Copolymerisable surfactant (anionic)


  • Maxemul

Features and benefits

  • Effective during particle nucleation and growth stage
  • Latexes with enhanced colloidal stability
  • Dry films with superior water repellency, reduced water whitening, lower water uptakes and superior barrier properties


  • Decorative coatings & paints
  • Inks
  • Industrial & protective coatings

Product chemistry

  • Surfactants - Reactive

Functions & effects

  • Emulsification

Your system

  • Polymeric - Acrylic / vinylic / UV
  • Polymeric - Styrenic

Renewable carbon content

  • 100%

Physical form

  • Liquid

Food contact approval

  • This product has no Food Contact Approvals. Contact us


Property Units Value
Acid value mgKOH/g 127
Dynamic viscosity mPa.s at 50 1.2
Form at 25ºC Waxy solid
Melting point ºC 45
pH 1% m/m aq. Solution 1.2 - 2.5
Rel.density at 25ºC Approximately 1.05


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