Kemsurf SBE30 is the sodium salt derived from a biodegradable dodecyl benzene sulphonic acid, crafted through SO3 sulphonation to ensure excellent color and minimal inorganic content. This versatile product serves various roles, acting as a detergent, emulsifier, wetting agent, and emulsifier in emulsion polymerization processes. Known for its compatibility with other anionic and nonionic surfactants, Kemsurf SBE30 maintains stability, detergency, foaming power, and soil suspension across diverse conditions, including alkaline, mild acid, low electrolyte, and in hard or soft water environments.

CAS Number: 68411-30-3

Functions: Air Entraining Agent, Detergent, Dispersant, Emulsifier, Scouring Agent, Surfactant, Surfactant (Anionic), Wetting Agent

Chemical Family: Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA)

Certifications & Compliance: ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 9001

Applicable Processes: Emulsion Polymerization, Gypsum Board Fortification, Ore Floatation

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Cleaning Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
I&I Cleaning Applications

Kemsurf SBE30 find application in areas such as:

  • Household general purpose cleaner
  • Hard surface cleaner
  • Household detergents
  • Industrial and Institutional detergent applications
  • Emulsion polymerisation
  • Dye dispersant for textile applications
  • Textile scouring agent
  • Ore flotation
  • Air entrainment in concrete and gypsum board
  • Fruit and vegetable washing


Physical Form
Clear viscous yellow liquid free (at 25°C)
Soluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 100°CClosed Cup
Pour Pointmax. 10°C-
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)1.044--
Surface Tension (at 0.1% aqueous)34.45mN/m-
Viscosity (at 25°C)3810cP-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (5% aqueous)6.5 - 8.5--
S-Adenosyl Methionine Content (Eq. Wt. 337)29.0 - 31.0%-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Kemsurf SBE30 can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s and 200kg nett drums.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Kemsurf SBE30 in order to prevent corrosion and subsequent contamination.
  • Kemsurf SBE30 can separate on standing and at low temperatures.
  • May require agitation and warming prior to use.