Vulpex is a liquid soap based on potassium
methyl cyclohexyl oleate.
It is an excellent cleaning agent for masonry, textiles, leather, precious
metals, ivory, paintings, and armor. It is widely known throughout the museum
world as a versatile wet or dry spirit cleaner for nearly any material, from
paper to stone. The efficacy of other organic solvents in removing dirt can
be increased through the addition of Vulpex. It is
soluble both in water (5% solution) and organic solvents such as white spirit
and 1,1,1-Trichlorethane (1% solution). Vulpex is a non-corrosive, non-foaming, non-hazardous,
germicidal, non-acidic insecticidal formulation. It has a pH of 11.5.