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Maxemul™ 5010

Nonionic, 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.
Maxemul™ 5010
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Product details

Chemical name

  • Non-ionic reactive surfactant


  • Maxemul

Features and benefits

  • Excellent colloidal stability
  • Sustained improvement of adhesion properties of applied films
  • Improved gloss retention, moisture resistance, and electrolyte tolerance
  • Increased compatibility with pigments, fillers and high ionic media


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

Product chemistry

  • Surfactants - Reactive

Functions & effects

  • Emulsification

Your system

  • Polymeric - Acrylic / vinylic / UV

Renewable carbon content

  • 8%

Physical form

  • Waxy solid

Regulatory clearances

  • REACH (European Union)
  • TSCA (USA)
  • More clearances available. Contact us for more information.

Food contact approval

  • This product has no Food Contact Approvals. Contact us


Property Units Value
Acid value mgKOH/g 42 - 46
HLB 13.1
Kinematic viscosity mm2/s at 50 105
Pour point ºC 33
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