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ABS Acid (Dodecylobenzene Sulfonic Acid)

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Manufacturer
PCC Exol SA
Chemical name
Dodecylbenzene Sulfonic Acid
CAS No.
85536-14-7
INCI
Dodecylobenzene Sulfonic Acid
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ABS acid is an anionic surfactant of the alkylbenzene sulfonate group, in acid form. Due to its acidic form, the product is available with an active content of more than 96%. ABS acid is a light brown to dark brown liquid. Thanks to the concentrated form, it is very cost-effective in terms of reducing transport costs.

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Properties and applications

Product advantages:

  • concentrated form,
  • very good dispersing, emulsifying, wetting and foaming properties allow the use of ABS Acid in many formulations for cleaning different surfaces,
  • possibility of using it in formulations with acidic pH, which allows for the preparation of highly specialized cleaning products,
  • after neutralization, ABS acid can be used in combination with nonionic surfactants, which allows the creation of a wide range of professional products.

Product applications:

  • laundry detergents for household use,
  • washing and cleaning detergents for professional use,
  • metal cleaning,
  • fire resistant hydraulic fluids,
  • emulsion polymerization,
  • plant protection products,
  • textiles.
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Markets and applications
Agrochemicals / Crop protection & fertilizers
Detergents
Fuel industry
I&I Cleaning
Lubricants and functional fluids / Hydraulic fluids
Metallurgical industry / Metalworking
Mining & Drilling / Oil&gas extraction
Oilfield
Paints & Coatings
Textile industry

Function
Demulsifiers
Dispersants
Emulsifiers
Wetting agents

Composition
Alkylbenzene sulphonates

Segment
Surfactants / Anionic surfactants

Alternative names
Dodecylbenzene Sulfonic Acid, ABS, Dodecylbenzene Sulfonic Acid, Benzenosufonic acid, 4-C10-13-sec-alkyl derive, LABSA, Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid
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