LABSA is the synthetic surfactant that is widely used in the formulation of Domestic Detergent powder, cake, dish wash cleaners, numerous industrial applications etc.
It is widely used surfactant because of its Low cost and is a Biodegradable and environmental friendly chemical.
Characteristics of LABSA:
It has low salt content.
High active matter.
Quick miscibility with water.
All these characteristic of the chemical makes its way in variety of formulations
Properties of LABSA
Sulphonated Linear Alkyl Benzene
Light Yellow-Brown viscous liquid
Readily soluble in water
Specifications of LABSA
Active matter ( % by weight)
90 ± 1%
Non-Digestive oil matter( % by weight)
Free Sulphuric acid % by weight)
Color [KLETT] (When dispatched)
LABSA 90% serves as main raw material for:
Used in Synthetic Detergent Industries in formulation of Washing Powder, Detergent powder, Detergent Cake, Liquid Soap, Cleaning powder, Scouring Bar, Oil soaps etc.
In Pesticides to improve the quality of spray
It is used to increase the surface area of distempers
As emulsifier and wetting agent in Toilet soaps for foaming
In other industries such as textile industries, it is used as an mercerising or washing agent
As main active matter in all forms of Detergents like Cake, Powder and Liquid formulations
This soft acid slurry serves as a main raw material for several anionic specialty formulations
Coupling agent and as an emulsifier for agricultural herbicides and in emulsion polymerization.