DEA-Free Citrus Oil Emulsifier

Cola®Det DEF-45 is a DEA-free citrus oil emulsifier designed to yield micro-emulsions of non-polar solvents. A wide range of hard surface cleaners, waterless hand cleaners, and degreasers can be formulated with this product. It is most effective in blends containing d-limonene, terpenes, naphthenic pine oils and Exxate type solvents. Appropriate blends of these oils can produce highly synergistic cleaners.


TSCA (USA), DSL (Canada), ECL (Korea), IECSC (China)


  • Low order of irritation and toxicity potential
  • Highly surface active for enhanced wetting, strike and rinseability
  • Easily formulated into a wide range of solvents
  • Can yield blooming or non-blooming dilutions
  • DEA-free, MEA-free
  • No solvents needed


  • Cleaners containing d-limonene or other citrus oils
  • Hard surface cleaners
  • Waterless hand cleaners
  • Degreasers
  • Grill cleaners

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