Varine® O is an oleyl imidazoline. The product was developed as a corrosion inhibitor for greases, rust preventives and industrial lubricants. In the salt form, Varine O becomes cationic and is attracted to negatively charged substrates.
Varine O and its salt can be used to penetrate oils, in antistatic formulations, in textile and dyes, as a corrosion inhibitor, to reduce feathering in inks, and in petroleum production.
The main product benefits are:
Readily soluble in polar solvents and hydrocarbons
Excellent foamer, with increased activity when made more acidic
Improves wetting in acidic detergents
Varine O salt is soluble in polar organic solvents
For the Homecare, Industrial and Institutional Cleaning markets this product is available for sale, from Sea-Land Chemical Company, in the following states: AL, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, MD, MI, MS, MO, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV, WI.