Tergitol 15-S-3, and 15-S-9 Surfactant is a clear liquid, nonionic surfactant which is ideally suited for many applications. The S-3 is oil soluble, and the S-9 is water soluble. This product is a mixture of linear secondary alcohols reacted with ethylene oxide. The general formula is:
This product has proved effective in removing grease, oil and fingerprints from phonograph records and cleans old acetate, lacquer-covered, aluminum disks.