VICAMOX 405 Lauryl Dimethyl Amine Oxide (30%)

Product Description

COMMON AND OTHER NAMES

Lauryl Dimethyl Amine Oxide

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

30% Lauryl Dimethyl Amine Oxide in Water

CHARACTERISTICS

Vicamox 405 is a colourless, viscous and foamy water based surfactant with mild odour

Product Performance

Vicamox 405 is a water-based nonionic or amphoteric surfactant of the amine oxide type. When formulated with acids, the amine oxide can behave as a cationic surfactant but in neutral or alkaline conditions, it will behave as a nonionic surfactant.

Product Usage

Useful as a foam booster and detergent in the following formulations or applications:-

  • Dish washing detergents
  • Laundry detergents
  • All-purpose cleaning agents
  • Liquid bleach products (as the surfactant)
  • Shampoos
  • Bubble baths
  • Hair conditioners
  • Foam stabilizer for rubber and polymer industries
  • Key Points

  • Readily biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
  • Generally produces a rich stable foam.
  • Good compatibility profile means that it can be used in a wide variety of products
  • Evaluation and Testing

  • pH (neat) 8.0
  • Amine Oxide 30%
  • Colour 1 Gardner
  • SG (20ºC) 0.97
  • Free Peroxide <0.1%
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    Storage and Safety

    STORAGE

    When stored indoors at temperatures below 40ºC 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

    VICAMOX 405 is a biodegradable surfactant which is not classified as a dangerous good. According to experience this product is considered to be safe if used in the correct manner. Skin and eye contact should be avoided. Refer to MSDS at www.vicchem.com