Potassium lauryl sulfate
English name：Potassium Dodecyl Sulfate
Molecular formula and molecular weight
Molecular formula: C12H25KO4S; C12H26O4S.K (using SciFinder Hill sorting rules);
Molecular weight: 304.49.
(1) Personal care products
It is widely used as a detergent, emulsifier, foaming agent, etc., for example, as a detergent, a main component of a foaming agent or an auxiliary component, and is used in products such as toothpaste, shampoo, hand soap, and bath liquid.
(2) Household detergent
It is used as a detergent, a foaming agent main component or an auxiliary component in the field of household detergents such as washing powder and laundry liquid. Especially suitable for formulating high foaming and light detergent.
(3) Industrial cleaning agent
It is used as a detergent or foaming agent main component or auxiliary component in the field of industrial cleaning such as automobile cleaning and metal cleaning. It is especially suitable for cleaning processes that require high foaming, such as in car washing.
(4) Fire extinguishing agent
Used as a foaming agent.
(5) Water treatment
It is used as a foaming agent, a flotation agent, etc. in wastewater treatment.
(6) Emulsion polymerization
As an emulsifier and particle size control agent. Such as: emulsion polymerization of polyvinyl chloride.
It is used as a foaming agent, flotation agent, and the like.
(8) Textile, leather industry
As an emulsifier, detergent, antistatic agent, wetting agent, foaming agent, oil solubilizer and other applications.
(9) Electroplating industry
Used as a wetting agent (anti-pinhole agent) to reduce or eliminate the generation of pinholes.
(10) Paper industry
As a cooking penetrant, wastewater flocculant, waste paper deinking agent and other applications.
As a detergent, foaming agent main ingredient or auxiliary component, it is used in products such as pet shampoo.