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Dispersogen® 3169

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Clariant

Dispersogen® 3169 by Clariant is a low VOC (less than 1%) aqueous solution of an anionic novolac derivative. Acts as a dispersing agent. Provides low viscosity, high pigment concentration, high stability in a wide temperature range and low foaming. It is a label-free brownish colored clear liquid. It is soluble in water. Suitable for inorganic pigments (recommended dosage ranging between 3 and 18%), carbon black and in particular for organic pigments (recommended dosage ranging between 12% and 50%). Dispersogen® 3169 is used in water-based and solvent-based pigment preparations, disperse dyes, low emulsion architectural wall paints and printing inks. Complies with REACH, AICS, DSL, IECSC, KECI, NECI, NZloC, PICCS and TSCA.

Dispersogen® 3169 Product details

Product Type
Chemical Composition
Physical Form
Clear, Brownish
Product Status
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Dispersogen® 3169 Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Active substance content
xx %
Density @ 20°C
xxxx g/cm3
Viscosity @ 20°C, Brookfield, Spindle 3
xxx mPa.s
Flash point (DIN/ISO 2592)
xxxxx °C
pH value (DIN EN 1262), 1% in water
Surface tension of 5 g/l active substance in water
xx mN/m

Solubility Properties

Test Condition
Test Method
Soluble at 20°C in
Last edited Apr 18, 2017
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