CAREGUARD-7382 | Oil and Water Repellent

Product Information

Careguard-7382 is a new generation water and oil repellent fluorocarbon based on C6 Chemistry. It imparts good oil and water repellency on various substrates like polyester, cotton, nylon, Aramid fibres and their blends. It gives extremely good water repellency on synthetic substrates. It can be applied by pad, foam and spray technique. For very high durability, Ecolink (Conc) (Cross-linker) is recommended.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Solid content 35%

No other fluorocarbon has this kind of high concentration

Competitive price
Competitive price

General Characteristics  

Physical appearance
Off white liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic to weakly cationic
pH of 1% solution 5 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatible with cationic and nonionic products
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies


Careguard-7382 : 20-80 g/l

Acetic Acid : 0.5 g/l 

IPA : 5 g/l 

Pick-up : 65-70% 

Bath pH : 4.0 - 4.5 

Drying : 100 - 120 deg.C 

Curing : 150 deg.C,5 min. OR 160 deg.C,3 min. OR 170 deg.C, 1 min. 

* Concentration of Careguard-7382 to be taken on the basis of durability requirement 


  1. It is recommended to prewash the substrate to be treated with 1 g/l Saragen-DAM at 80-85 deg.C for 20-30 min. to remove traces of residual impurities to get excellent results 
  2. After padding and drying if fabric is kept overnight before curing, results will be further improved.
  3. Compatible with Flame Retardant finish (Pre-trial is recommended) 
  4. Water and Oil repellent can be combined with Wrinkle free finish. (Pre-trials are recommended) 
  5. Addition of 5-10g/l Ecolink (Conc)is optional and recommended for achieving higher durability.

Sequence of addition:

  • Prepare bath with all ingredients including Saralink-ULF, MgCl2 in water containing Acetic acid 
  • Stir continuously and add Careguard-7382 as the final ingredient


  • Before using our product, stir the product gently and then passing through a filter is advisable before pre-dilution and application.
  • Avoid high speed and continuous stirring. 
  • Avoid silicone based softeners in the finishing recipe.
  • Pre trial with Careguard-7382 is recommended with coating chemicals.


Storage: Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight. Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C. Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture. 

Shelf Life: 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions 

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty