BC 2266

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Basildon Chemicals Antifoam BC 2266 is a 100% active silicone compound developed especially for brown stock washing and for difficult foaming conditions (high temperature, high alkalinity). BC Antifoam 2266 is a translucent, viscous, pseudoplastic compound of polydimethyl siloxane fluid and a highly treated hydrophobic silica.

Product Features

  • Excellent foam control and foam knock down.
  • Improves paper pulp washing efficiency
  • Low level addition versus organic oil-based antifoams
  • Extreme pH and temperature resistant antifoam

Food Contact Status

  • BC Antifoam 2266 complies with: FDA 21 CFR 176.210 “Defoaming agents used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard”
  • BgVV Recommendation XXXVI – “Papiere, Kartons und Pappen für den Lebensmittel kontact”

Typical Properties

  • % Active Content: 100
  • Specific gravity: 1.0 at 25&degC
  • Viscosity: 55000 – 95000cPs
  • Appearance: Translucent, grey
  • Silica content: 6%


  • Brown stock washing
  • Detergent slurry deaeration
  • Detergent powder premixes
  • Agrochemicals
  • Textiles