Disodium nonoxynol sulfosuccinate
Time: 2013-05-29 01:44:45
Disodium nonoxynol sulfosuccinate
Polyethylene glycol, mono(nonylphenyl) ether, sulfosuccinate, disodium salt;
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(3-carboxy-1-oxosulfopropyl)-omega-(nonylphenoxy)-, disodium salt;
Butanedioic acid, sulfo-, nonoxynol ester, disodium salt;
Anionic Surfactant
>> Sulfonate
>> Polyether Sulfonate(Salt)
>> Sulfosuccinic Acid Polyether Ester(Salt)
>> Linear Alkylphenol Polyoxyethylene Ether Sulfosuccinic Acid Ester(Salt)
Chemical Numbering System
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: (C2H4O)n.C19H28O7S.2Na
Molecular Weight: N/A
Schematic formula:
Appearance    (1), liquid; (2), solid.
Solubility    soluble in water.
Stability    stable in weak acid, weak alkali, hard water. Under strong acid or strong alkali, easily hydrolyze.
Risk    Liquid form: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
GHS (Rev.6) label:
Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability    biodegradable.
Characteristics    excellent emulsifying, dispersing, cleansing, wetting, solubilizing, foaming, permeating abilities. Good lime soap dispersing power. Suitable for neutral formula system.
(1), Esterification reaction
Maleic anhydride reacts with nonoxynol, obtain nonoxynol maleate.
(2), Sulfonation reaction
Nonoxynol maleate reacts with sodium bisulfite, then obtain this product.
Quality Standards & Test Methods
1. Physical and chemical indexes
Physical and chemical indexes
Actives, %, ≥
pH (25°C, 1%)
4.5 - 7.5
Test Methods
(1), Actives
(2), pH
GB/T 6368 Surface active agents - Determination of pH of aqueous solution - Potentiometric method
ISO 4316 Surface active agents -- Determination of pH of aqueous solutions -- Potentiometric method
2. Hazardous substances indexes
Hazardous substances indexes
Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤
As, mg/Kg, ≤
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. Product standards
(1), Chinese standards
(1a), QB/T 4085 Disodium sulfosuccinate
4. Further explanation
(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.
(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances; or furtherly test for microorganisms.
Major Uses
1. Typical Applications
Use as wetting agent, permeating agent.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as hydrotrope.
2. Textile, leather
Use as wetting agent, permeating agent, emulsifying agent.
3. Personal care products
Foam stabilizing agent, cleansing agent, hydrotrope in personal care products.
4. Household detergents
Use as wetting agent, emulsifying agent.
5. Industrial cleaning agents
Use as wetting agent, emulsifying agent, hydrotrope.
Product members
Disodium nonoxynol-10 sulfosuccinate;
Update: 20131029(1); 20170926(2);