Formulation-friendly additives that optimise performance

Key features:
  • Speciality portfolio of additives, dispersants, fluorosurfactants, opacifiers, and thickeners
  • Optimise formulation costs and deliver performance properties
  • Trusted by the world’s top brand names.

Many of the world’s top brands rely on our Synthomer speciality portfolio. This range of additives, dispersants, fluorosurfactants, opacifiers, and thickeners delivers the performance properties manufacturers need to optimise formulation costs.

They are trusted in the manufacture of everyday products such as home and personal care, architectural and industrial coatings, adhesives, inks, and advanced materials such as electronics, packaging, and pharmaceuticals.

Our LYTRONTM brand of hollow-sphere pigment (HSP) opacifiers is used in liquid soaps, shampoos and cosmetics. PolyFoxTM are US-EPA approved fluorosurfactants used in coatings, inks, paints and polishes; ROHAGITTM brand products are used to prevent and counter microbial attack with UV-stable thickeners and dispersants.

TradenameChemistryDescription
LYTRON™ 180 AV SA
Acidic un-neutralized opacifier for home and personal care products with no added preservatives.

Lytron 180 AV styrene acrylic copolymer opacifier for bath and shower products, including liquid hand wash and soaps, laundry detergents, and cleaners.
POLYFOX™ PF-136A OTH

Anionic fluorinated (CF3) polyether diammonium sulfate for aqueous formulations

PolyFox PF-136A wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a wide variety of aqueous coating, floor finish, and ink applications.


POLYFOX™ PF-154N OTH

25 % active Nonionic fluorinated (C2F5) polyether ethoxylated

PolyFox PF-154N wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a wide variety of aqueous coating, ink, and electronics applications.

POLYFOX™ PF-156A OTH

Anionic fluorinated (C2F5) polyether diammonium disulfate for aqueous formulations.

PolyFox PF-156A wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a wide variety of aqueous coating, floor finish, and ink applications.

POLYFOX™ PF-159 OTH

100 % active Nonionic fluorinated (C2F5) polyether ethoxylated

PolyFox PF-159 highly efficient wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a broad variety of aqueous, solvent, 100% solid coating, ink, and adhesive applications.

POLYFOX™ PF-2002 OTH

Anionic fluorinated (C2F5) polyether diammonium disulfate for aqueous formulations

PolyFox PF-2002 wetting, flow and leveling agent is designed for US DfE compliant floor finish applications

POLYFOX™ PF-2003 OTH

Anionic fluorinated (CF3) polyether diammonium disulfate for aqueous formulations

PolyFox PF-2003 wetting, flow and leveling agent is designed for US DfE compliant floor finish applications.

POLYFOX™ PF-6320 OTH

Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (CF3) polyether diol terminated 

PolyFox PF-6320 wetting, flow and levelig agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.

POLYFOX™ PF-636 OTH

Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (CF3) polyether diol terminated

PolyFox PF-636 wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.

POLYFOX™ PF-6520 OTH

Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (C2F5) polyether diol terminated

PolyFox PF-6520 wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.

POLYFOX™ PF-652-NF OTH

50% active solvent soluble fluorinated (C2F5) ethoxylate A-B-A tri-block copolymer

PolyFox PF-652-NF wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, and litho plate coatings.

POLYFOX™ PF-656 OTH

Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (C2F5) polyether diol terminated

PolyFox PF-656 wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.

ROHAGIT™ SD 15 PAFinely dispersed aqueous dispersion of a thermoplastic methacrylic acid-acrylic ester copolymer, anionic stabilised. The dispersion is free from APEO, film forming aids, solvents and plasticizers.

ROHAGIT SD 15 is a pure acrylic universal ASE-thickener for pH-range > 8.0. It is UV stable and shows an excellent efficacy and is easy to incorporate. The consistency is pasty, not thready.

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