Auropol 438 is an anionic surfactant derived from natural oils that is readily biodegradable and has low toxicity characteristics.
COMMON AND OTHER NAMES:
Sulphonated Oleine, Sulphonated
Oleyl Sulphate, Sodium Salt
AUROPOL 438 is an oily amber
coloured liquid which readily disperses in water. It has a fatty odour.
AUROPOL 438TM is a water based anionic surfactant with excellent wetting
properties. It is compatible with a wide range of inorganics and is stable over a
wide pH range.
CLEANING: Component of general purpose or heavy duty applications such as degreasing and liquid cleaning formulations, steam cleaning, bath
oils and shampoos, non lathering formulas and it can solubilise
lanolin to form opalescent solutions in water.
TEXTILE: Dying - latex impregnation, dipping, yarn lube and levelling agent.
Protective agent when treating animal fibers and human hair
Industrial: Used as a low foaming emulsifier with lubricity and corrosion
Readily Biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
Low Toxicity means that it poses a low health and safety risk for users.
Excellent Wetting means that it will assist the penetration of water based
materials into substrates.
Good compatibility profile means that it can be used in a wide variety of
pH (1% aq) 6.2
Combined SO3 6.5% (Dry Basis)
Colour 11 Gardner
SG (20ºC) 1.02
When stored indoors at temperatures below 40º C
and in closed original containers, this product can
be stored for at least 1 year. Refer to MSDS at www.vicchem.com for further information
HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT
AUROPOL 438TM is of low toxicity. It is readily
biodegradable and not classified as a dangerous
good. According to experience this product is
considered to be harmless to health if used in the
correct manner. Skin and eye contact should be
avoided. Refer to MSDS at www.vicchem.com