Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl-omega-sulfo-
Time: 2013-06-01 01:38:39
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl-omega-sulfo-
Octoxynol ethane sulfonic acid;
Anionic Surfactant
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Chemical Numbering System
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: (C2H4O)n.C16H26O4S
Molecular Weight: N/A
Appearance    liquid to solid.
Solubility    slightly soluble to soluble in water.
Stability    stable.
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 cleansing, emulsifying, dispersing, wetting, solubilizing, foaming, permeating abilities. Good lime soap dispersing power.
Quality Standards & Test Methods
1. Physical and chemical indexes
Physical and chemical indexes
Actives, %, ≥
Test Methods
(1), Actives
GB/T 5173 Surface active agents and detergents-Determination of anionic-active matter by direct two-phase titration procedure
ISO 2271 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Determination of anionic-active matter by manual or mechanical direct two-phase titration procedure
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. 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 cleansing agent.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as wetting agent, permeating agent.
2. Personal care products
Cleansing agent, emulsifying agent in personal care products.
3. Household detergents
Use as cleansing agent, foaming agent.
4. Industrial cleaning agents
Use as cleansing agent, emulsifying agent.
5. Pets
Use as cleansing agent, foaming agent.
Product members
Octoxynol ethane sulfonic acid (CASRN: 55837-16-6);
Update: 20131029(1); 20170928(2);