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SODIUM LAURYL SULPHATE 29%

SODIUM LAURYL SULPHATE 29%

PRODUCTION PROCESS TECHNOLOGY

SLS is a Sodium lauryl sulfate 29 % produced from the sulfation of fatty alcohol via SO3 process. SLS, 29 % Active is an anionic surfactant providing excellent foaming and viscosity characteristics. SLS is preserved with excess alkalinity, which allows the formulator flexibility when choosing a preservative for their finished formulation.

IDENTIFICATION

CAS number:  68585-47-7

FUNCTIONS

Foam Booster, Emulsifier, wetting Agent.

MARKET AND APPLICATION

  • SLS can be utilized in personal care, detergent formulations, Home Care, Institutional and Industrial Cleaning, Vehicle Care, Agricultural Solutions such as shampoos, hand soaps, bath products, liquid dishwashing, liquid laundry detergents, fine fabric washes, Hard Surface Cleaners – Dilutable & Ready to Use, Tank Mix Adjuvants (in pesticide or herbicide spray tank), Kitchen Cleaners, Wettable Powders, Water Dispersible Granules
  • SLS can be used for formulations that are sensitive to levels of inorganic salts and  free oil.

SPECIFICATIONS

Appearance: Clear to pale yellow liquid

Active matter Contents: 28 – 30%

pH – Value, (25 oC; Conc.: 10% product; Solvent: water ): 11  –  12

Colour (APHA) 20% solution: max 50

Sodium Sulfate: max 0.8%

Unsulfated Matter: max 0.6 %

Free Alkali: 0.13 – 0.26%

Sodium Chloride: max 0.2%

Molecular weight: 296 g/mol

Sp. gravity: 1.01 – 1.02

Packaging

Store in accordance with local regulations away from direct sunlight. 

STORAGE AND HANDLING

Recommended storage temp: 30-43 oC. At lower temperatures, its viscosity can lead to pumping problems. Avoid overheating or freezing. If material is frozen, heat mildly using Bulk Storage Information: Tanks, pumps, pipes and heat exchangers made of 316 stainless steel are recommended. Rotary piston type (positive displacement only) pumps are recommended. For more information, see Safety Data Sheet.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Put on appropriate personal protective equipment according to the safety data sheet. Use wear gloves, eye and face protection for safe use of the product. See more details in the MSDS.