Surfactin
Time: 2019-02-23 10:55:32

Surfactin

Synonyms

Surfactin peptide;

Category

Anionic Surfactant

> Carboxylate

>> Acyl Amino Acid Salt

>>> Acyl Peptide and its Salts

Chemical Numbering System

CASRN24730-31-2

EINECSN/A

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: N/A

Molecular Weight: N/A

Structure

Schematic formula:

Properties

Appearance    (1), white powder.

Solubility    insoluble in water.

Stability    stable. Under strong acid or strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.

Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.7) label:  

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent emulsifying, dispersing, solubilizing abilities. Microbial fermentation product.

Synthesis

 

Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes

Item

Physical and chemical indexes

Solid

Actives, %, ≥

75.0

Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods

2, Hazardous substances indexes

Item

Hazardous substances indexes

Solid

Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤

20

As, mg/Kg, ≤

3

Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as gel-forming agent.

Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.

Manufacturers