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Sodium Dioctylsulphosuccinate (Sodium Dioctylsulfosuccinate)

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Synonym: DSS, NaDOSS, Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, Docusate sodium, Sodium 1,

4 bis (2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate

 

Manufactured by the esterification of maleic anhydride with is then sulphated using sodium bisulphite.

Specification

Appearance @ 25°C

Clear pale yellow liquid free from foreign matter

SAM % (equivalent weight 444)

58.0 - 63.0

pH (1% aqueous)

5.0 - 8.0

Typical Properties

CAS

577-11-7

Alternate CAS

1369-66-3

EINECS

209-406-4

Activity 

60%

Co-Solvent

IMS (ethanol/methanol)

Viscosity

43 centipoise @ 25°C

Biodegradability

Readily Biodegradable

Key Properties

  • Wetting draves 0.5g/l: Classed as a powerful wetting agent

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  • Excellent solubilising agent

  • Used to form microemulsions

  • Moderate tolerance to hard water

  • Stable at pH range of 1 to 10

Uses

  • Textiles: wetting agent to improve dyestuff dispersibility and speed up the wetting and penetration of resin treatments

  • Emulsifier/wetter in dry cleaning applications

  • Dispersing agent for pigments into organic media

  • De-watering agent in a mineral oil-based system

  • Dispersing and wetting agent in wettable powders

  • Emulsion Polymerisation

  • Stabiliser for hydrophilic colloids