AUROPOL 412 Sulphonated Castor Oil (80%)
Auropol 412 is an anionic surfactant derived from natural oils that is readily biodegradable and has low toxicity characteristics.
COMMON AND OTHER NAMES: Sulphonated Castor Oil, Turkey Red Oil
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: Castor Oil, Sulphonated
CHARACTERISTICS: AUROPOL 412 is a viscous golden/amber
coloured liquid which readily disperses in
water. A nutty odour characteristic of
Castor Oil can be detected.
AUROPOL 412TM is an anionic surfactant which has good solubilising powers, is compatible with a wide range of materials and is stable over a wide pH range.
Sulphonated Castor Oil has been used for solubilising pine oil into water as a
disinfectant cleaner and is suitable for other cosmetic and domestic cleaning
formulations due to its mildness to the skin.
Paper : Levelling agent in paper coatings
Printing: De-inking of printing presses
Textile : Levelling and dispersing agent for acid and dispersed dyestuffs
Carpet dying especially with nylon
Tanning : Penetrating, lubricating and conditioning agent
Hygiene : Detergent and cleaners, shampoos, super fatting agent for soaps
Adhesives : Plasticizer for glues, wetting and spreading and antifoam
Metalworking: Emulsifier or solubiliser in clear, water soluble grinding coolants.
General : Carrier for vegetable oils, emulsifier for terpineols, mineral and
fatty oils, softener and lubricant, dispersant, prevents excessive
etching and under cutting of printing plates in photoengraving.
Readily Biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
Mild to skin means that it is suitable for formulating into personal care
and hygiene products
Excellent emulsification, lubrication and solubilising properties can provide
formulators with the wide range of capabilities they require.
Evaluation and Testing
pH (1% aq) 6.5
Combined SO3 6% (Dry Basis)
Colour 10 Gardner
SG (20ºC) 1.04<
Storage and Safety
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
HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT
AUROPOL 412TM is nontoxic, 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.
Refer to MSDS at www.vicchem.com