This Sulfonic Acid is a surfactant in the washing industry and is the most important and most consumable substance in a powder formulation and pure liquids. A Surfactant is a substance which tends to reduce the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved.

Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulphonic Acid, LABSA is a widely used surfactant because of its low cost, good performance, and environmental friendliness. It is comprised of linear alkyl Benzene, Oxygen, Sulfur and Citric Acid. (LABSA)

Properties

 

LABSA is water-soluble, non-volatile and adsorbent and is used as emulsifiers, additives and lubricating oils..

PHYSICAL STATE

Brown liquid

MELTING POINT

10 C

BOILING POINT

315 C

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

1.2

SOLUBILITY IN WATER

Partially soluble

NFPA RATINGS

Health: 2 ; Flammability: 0; Reactivity : 0

STABILITY

Stable under ordinary conditions

Application

 

Sulfonic acid, LABSA is a batch of organic sulfur compounds that are used in most dishwashing detergents, detergent powder, cleaning powder, washing powders, detergent cake, liquid soap, soaps etc.  It is used as a foaming agent and cleaning agent in most formulations. It is also used in textile industry as a washing agent, pesticides industries to improve the quality of spray.

It is mainly used as

1.The raw material to produce kinds of detergent, emulsion. Such as laundry powder, dish wash cleaner in daily chemical industrial;

2.Cleaner, dyeing assistant in textile industrial;

3.Degrease agent in electroplate and leather manufacture, de-inking agent in paper making etc.

4.As the raw material of detergents. It is used to produce alkylbenzene sulfonic acid sodium(LAS), which has the performances of decontamination,emulsification, dispersion, wetting and foaming property.

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