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  • Need a strong degreaser?

    Need a strong degreaser?

    Stepan's New MAKON® UD-Series product line can be used to formulate a wide variety of products, including degreasers, hard surface cleaners and other industrial applications.

  • Free Webinar on New U.S. EPA-Approved Direct Release Technology

    Free Webinar on New U.S. EPA-Approved Direct Release Technology

    Missed our webinar about how Stepan's BIO-SOFT® DR-13 can bring powerful performance and an improved environmental profile to your formulations? Watch the recording.

  • Looking for a low-foam nonionic surfactant?

    Looking for a low-foam nonionic surfactant?

    Check out Stepan's New EO/PO Block Copolymers product line.

  • Let us help you solve the most interesting challenges

    Let us help you solve the most interesting challenges

    Stepan’s dedicated Alkoxylate Team is in the business of problem solving. Our goal is to listen and learn more about your formulation challenges and help customize a solution that meets your needs.

Let Us Help with Formulation Challenges

Stepan Alkoxylates Team is committed to helping you address the challenges faced when formulating with nonionics. Whether business, sales, R&D chemists or technical service, we are all on a parallel path helping to solve problems, create new products and accelerate our customer’s speed to market.

Want to do a little research before you buy? 

You might be interested in: Stepan’s Alkoxylate Product Guide that includes data such as surface tension, wetting and foaming to help with your product selection.

Stepan’s branched alkoxylates, including C10 isodecyl and C13 tridecyl alcohol ethoxylates, known to be effective emulisifiers, solubilizers and degreasers.

Suited to Serve a Purpose Well

Low Foam

Dishwasher washingFoam got you down? Stepan has expanded our low-foam product offerings. Learn more about our low-foam nonionics.

Fast Wetters

Worker cleans the Windows with spray in the house . Fast wetting is a key surfactant property that influences the speed of cleaning. Learn more about our fast wetting, low foaming nonionics.


Growing Young Green Seedling Sprout in Cultivated Agricultural Farm Field close up Our broad dispersants portfolio provides flexibility for agricultural formulators. Learn more about our nonionic dispersants.

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Stepan Alkoxylates

Stepan Company's MAKON® UD Series is a line of alcohol ethoxylates that can be used in a wide variety of formulated products, including hard surface cleaners, industrial degreasers, industrial laundry and fragranced formulations. Watch the video below to learn more about these high performance additions to our broad portfolio of alkoxylates.

Don't forget to also visit our Tech Video Series for our other videos that address today's formulation challenges.


Biorenewable and Biodegradable

Our plant-based, readily biodegradable BIO-SOFT EC-Series ethoxylates are an option when a more sustainable solution is on your list of “must haves.”


Safer Alternatives

Stepan has CleanGredients®-approved nonionic surfactants that meet U.S. EPA Safer Choice Program criteria without sacrificing performance. Let us help you navigate through Program requirements and formulating options.

NPE Replacement Made Easy

NPE Replacement Made Easy

How about letting Stepan take the hassle out of cleaning, simplify your reformulation process, and streamline your supply chain management? Take a look at our balanced, versatile and simple BIO-SOFT® N-Series blends.


Use Stepan Product Finder to search for a particular alkoxylate product(s) of interest. Stepan Product Finder helps you narrow your selection by choosing one or more of the following filters: region of availability, chemical group, market and applications, Stepan trade name and/or chemical description.