Kemsurf SX85 is sodium dodecyl benzene sulphonate, characterized as a sodium alkyl aryl sulphonate formulated to yield a powdered product with a surface active content of 85%. At 25°C, it appears as an off-white powder with no discernible odor. Kemsurf SX85 is soluble in water.

Chemical Family: Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA)

Functions: Air Entraining Agent, Plasticizer, Surfactant, Surfactant (Anionic), Wetting Agent

Labeling Claims: Odor-free

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

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

Physical Form: Powder

Technical Data Sheet

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Agrochemical Functions
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Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Agrochemicals Features

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications

Applications & Uses Application is used in many application areas such as:

  • Wettable powders in agrochemicals
  • Household detergents
  • Industrial and Institutional detergent applications
  • Emulsion polymerisation
  • Plasticiser in mortar
  • Ore flotation
  • Air entrainment in concrete and gypsum board


Formulation Type
Physical Form
Off white powder (at 25°C)
Soluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Bulk Density (at 20°C)0.4g/cm³-
pH (1% aqueous)9.0 - 11.0--
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
S-Adenosyl Methionine Content (Eq. Wt. 348)78.0 - 87.0%-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Kemsurf SX85 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 SX85 in order to prevent corrosion and subsequent contamination.
  • Kemsurf SX85 can separate on standing and at low temperatures.
  • May require agitation and warming prior to use.