Product Line

Foam Control Agents

Ivanhoe Industries offers a wide variety of foam control agents, food grade and non-food grade, as well as silicone and non-silicone. These products are used as water dilutable silicone antifoams and have been designed to function in a wide range of operating temperatures.

Some applications for Food Grade silicone antifoam emulsions would be, but not limited to: cheese and whey manufacturing, fermentation processes, beverages, edible soy protein, fruit and vegetable washing. The use of these products are limited to a maximum concentration of 10ppm polydimethylsiloxane in food.

Silicone antifoam emulsion are used in many industrial processes, such as: adhesive manufacturing, wastewater treatment, commercial detergents, soluble oil metalworking coolants, grease and oil refining, resin polymerization, insecticide formulations, and high caustic systems.


Description % Active Available Kosher Maximum Usage in Foods Typical Viscosity (in cPs) Typical pH
XFO-10S Silicone Antifoam Emulsion 10 Yes 100ppm 800 4.2
XFO-20S 20 50ppm 1200 4.2
XFO-30S 30 30ppm 1800 4.2
XFO-100S Silicone Antifoam Compound 100 10ppm 2000

The information given herein is believed to be reliable, but no guarantee is made or liability assumed.


Description % Active Typical Viscosity (in cPs) Typical Usage*
XFO-10SX Silicone Antifoam Emulsion 10 800 50 to 200 ppm
XFO-20SX 20 1200 50-100 ppm
XFO-30SX 30 2000 25-75 ppm
XFO-100SX Silicone Antifoam Compound 100 2500 10ppm

The information given herein is believed to be reliable, but no guarantee is made or liability assumed.

*This is just a standard recommendation, all foam control agents vary in application/processes.


Ivanhoe provides a broad spectrum of non-silicone antifoams for various direct and indirect food applications, but not limited to:

  • Fermentation
  • Protein
  • Potato Processing
  • Adhesives
  • Corn Processing
  • Food Colorings
  • Food Coatings
  • Sugar Processing


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