Have You Used Zonyl® Fluorosurfactants And Repellents In The Past?

      

Zonyl® fluorosurfactant and repellent grades were discontinued between 2009 and 2014. Capstone® fluorosurfactants and repellents were introduced as sustainable replacements that meet the goals of the U.S. EPA 2010/15 PFOA Stewardship Program. They are based on short-chain molecules that cannot break down to PFOA or PFOS in the environment.

WHICH CAPSTONE™ PRODUCT(S) SHOULD YOU TEST?

Capstone™ products are not necessarily a one-to-one replacement for Zonyl® products so you may need to test more than one grade. Below are some guidelines on the best starting place. Some formulations may need to be adjusted slightly due to chemical differences. For the best performance matching, please call us at 425.372.9464.
 

REFORMULATION GUIDANCE

Please note that the percent actives as supplied for Zonyl® and Capstone™ fluoroproducts can differ. When replacing a Zonyl® grade with a Capstone™ grade in an existing formulation, the concentration should be calculated based on the amount of active ingredient. We also recommend that you test at least three different Capstone™ concentrations near and above your previous Zonyl® concentration to find which one provides the maximum performance in your formulation.

FLUOROSURFACTANTS

    If you were using…Consider testing…Ionic CharacterSolventFoaming LevelTDS
    Zonyl® FSG or Zonyl® 8857ACapstone™ FS-22 or Capstone™ FS-83NonionicMIBK or Butyl AcetateLow to ModerateFS-22
    FS-83
    Zonyl® FSNCapstone™ FS-30 or Capstone™ FS-31 or Capstone™ FS-34 or Capstone™ FS-35NonionicWaterLow to High (Varies by Grade)FS-30
    FS-31
    FS-34
    FS-35
    Zonyl® FS-300Capstone™ FS-30 or Capstone™ FS-34NonionicWaterModerate to HighFS-30
    FS-34
    Zonyl® FSO or Zonyl® FSHCapstone™ FS-31 or Capstone™ FS-35NonionicWaterLowFS-31
    FS-35
    Zonyl® FSO-100 or Zonyl® FSN-100Capstone™ FS-3100NonionicNoneLowFS-3100
    Zonyl® FS-500Capstone™ FS-50*AmphotericWater/EtOHHighFS-50
    Zonyl® FS-510Capstone™ FS-51*AmphotericWater/EtOHHighFS-51
    Zonyl® FSJCapstone™ FS-60AnionicWater/IPADefoamerFS-60
    Zonyl® FS-610 or Zonyl® 8952Capstone™ FS-61AnionicWaterDefoamerFS-61
    Zonyl® FSP or Zonyl® 8952 or Zonyl® 9361Capstone™ FS-63AnionicWater/IPADefoamerFS-63
    Zonyl® FSECapstone™ FS-64AnionicWaterModerateFS-64
    Zonyl® FSACapstone™ FS-65NonionicWaterLowFS-65
    Zonyl® 8867LCapstone™ FS-81NonionicWaterLowFS-81

*Same chemistry

FLUOROREPELLENTS

    If you were using…Consider testing…Ionic CharacterSolventpH RangeTDS
    Zonyl® 321 or Zonyl® 329 or Zonyl® 8740Capstone™ ST-100 or Capstone™ ST-110CationicWaterAcidicST-100
    ST-110
    Zonyl® 201 or Zonyl® 225 or Zonyl® 226Capstone™ ST-200N/AButyl AcetateN/AST-200
    Zonyl® 9027 or Zonyl® 9977Capstone™ ST-300 or Capstone™ ST-500AnionicWaterBasicST-300
    ST-500
    Foraperle® 225Capstone™ LPAN/AButyl AcetateN/ALPA

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