Kemsurf DSA

Product Category: Anionics

Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate)

Synonym: SDS, SLS, Sodium dodecyl sulfate, Lauryl sodium sulfate


Manufactured using natural C12-14 alcohol which is sulphated and then neutralised to form a sodium salt.

Key Properties

  • Wetting draves 0.5g/l: classed as medium to high wetting power
  • Stability - unstable in acidic conditions
  • Excellent foaming and stability


  • Carpet cleaners

  • Detergent applications

  • Emulsifier for fats

  • Wetting agent in textiles

  • Dye retarder when amine groups on the fabric

  • Shampoo formulations

  • Emulsion Polymerisation (especially Vinyl Chloride, Styrene Butadiene, Acrylics)

  • Wetting agent in paints and coatings

  • Electrophoretic separation of protein and lipids

  • Dispersant in creams and lotions


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