CAREGUARD-314 | Oil and Water Repellent for Synthetics

Product Information

Careguard-314 is a non-ionic Oil and water repellent based on C 6 Chemistry. It can be applied by padding technique. It also gives repellency against alcohol and blood and thus can be used in manufacturing of Personal Protection Equipment/ Clothing (PPE) used in medical textiles. Careguard-314 is more suitable for synthetic fibres but can also be applied on cellulosic fibres and their blends.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Good water/oil repellency after multiple home launderings
No Roller build-up and no gumming
Suitable for high speed finishing operations
- No tailing during pad application
- Compatible with various finishing agents
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
White to creamish liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 6 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatible with anionic, cationic and nonionic products
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
  • 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.


For all substrates

  • Careguard-314 : 30-80 g/l
  • Acetic Acid : 0.5 g/l
  • IPA : 5 g/l

* Concentration of Careguard-314 to be taken on the basis of durability requirement.
* For extended durability, addition of Ecolink (Conc) is recommended
* For Blood and Alcohol Repellency the dosage of the above chemical has to be optimized depending on the GSM of the fabric and (%) Expression
* Pre-trials are recommended.

  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 Retardent finish (Pre-trial is recommeded).
  4. Water-oil repellent finish can be combined with resin finish using 30g/l Saralink-ULF + 6g/l MgCl2 + 20g/l Saralube-2975.

Sequence of addition:

  • Prepare bath with all ingredients including Saralink-ULF, MgCl2 in water containing Acetic acid.
  • Stir continuously and add Careguard-314 as the final ingredient.


  • Avoid high speed and continuous stirring.
  • Avoid silicone based softeners in the finishing recipe.
  • Pre trial with Careguard-314 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

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