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AIRASE® 5655 Defoamer

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Evonik

Airase® 5655 Defoamer by Evonik is an siloxane-based defoamer. It does not contain added mineral oils, hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) or alkyl phenol ethoxylates (APEs). It is designed to control and eliminate foam without generating surface defects in water-based applications. Suitable for low-VOC formulations. Exhibits mild defoaming with long term defoaming stability, excellent compatibility and ease of incorporation. Applicable for overprint varnishes, coatings and inks. Complies with US FDA 21CFR 175.105, US FDA 21CFR 175.320, US FDA 21CFR 176.170, US FDA 21CFR 176.180, US FDA 21CFR 176.210 and swiss ordinance annex 10, part A of lists I-V. Also conforms to nestlé guidance note on packaging inks, Japan (not on the negative list for printing inks) and China GB9685-2016 regulations. Recommended dosage ranges from 0.5 to 1 % of total formulation weight. Shelf life of Airase® 5655 Defoamer is 24 months from the date of manufacture.

AIRASE® 5655 Defoamer Product details

Product Type
Physical Form
Hazy, whitish
Product Launch Date
Product Status
Geographical Availability
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Food contact approval
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AIRASE® 5655 Defoamer Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Viscosity @ 25°C
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Density @ 25°C
xxxx g/ml
Flash point
xxxxx °C
Pour point
xxx °C
Last edited Aug 8, 2017
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