For example, main ingredient or auxiliary ingredient for cleansing agent, foaming agent in shampoo, hand sanitizer, bubble bath, bath soap and other products.
2. Household detergents
Main ingredient or auxiliary ingredient for cleansing agent, foaming agent in dishwasher cleaning agent, carpet cleaning agent and other household products.
3. Industrial cleaning agents
Main ingredient or auxiliary ingredient for cleansing agent, foaming agent.
Main ingredient or auxiliary ingredient for cleansing agent, foaming agent in shampoos and other pet products.
Lubricant, disintegrating agent, emulsifying agent in medicine, such as: tablets, powders, creams.
Lubrication of magnesium lauryl sulfate is weaker than magnesium stearate, stronger than talcum powder, polyethylene glycol and sodium lauryl sulfate.
Adverse effect on tablet hardness of magnesium lauryl sulfate is less than magnesium stearate.
As a disintegrating agent, magnesium lauryl sulfate outperforms stearate.
Applications in pharmaceutical industry, further see: United States Patent 3,976,601 Water soluble lubricant for tabletting compositions, etc.
6. Emulsion polymerization
Emulsifier, particle size controlling agent in emulsion polymerization. For example, polyvinyl chloride emulsion polymerization.
7. Textile, leather
Use as emulsifier, foaming agent, cleansing agent, wetting agent, antistatic agent, solubilizing agent.
Use as foaming agent, retention agent.
For example, United States Patent 6,828,294 describes high retention sanitizer systems.
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More applications for magnesium lauryl sulfate, further see: United States Patent 7,208,144 Stabilized dispersion of behenyl alcohol, United States Patent 4,354,872 Metal oxide oil slurries, etc.
Update: 20131018(1); 20160728(2);