Lansurf AE103 is a nonionic surfactant crafted through the reaction of 3 moles of ethylene oxide with a 2-propyl heptanol base. Unleashing a versatile range of applications, this product excels, particularly in detergency and wetting. Notably, Lansurf AE103 boasts favorable environmental attributes, marked by excellent biodegradability.

Chemical Family: Alcohol Ethoxylates

Functions: Emulsifier, Surfactant, Surfactant (Nonionic)

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable

Applicable Processes: Emulsification, Emulsion Polymerization, Hydrocarbon Solvent Emulsification, Mineral Oil Emulsification, Wax Emulsification

Physical Form: Liquid

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Agrochemicals Features
Industrial Additives Features
  • Hydrophobic nonionic used for emulsification
  • Readily biodegradable
  • A good substitute for C9-11 ethoxylates (2.5 - 4 moles)

Applications & Uses

Applicable Processes
  • Lansurf AE103 is a biodegradable nonionic surfactant produced by the reaction of ethylene oxide on a synthetic primary alcohol.
  • This product is compatible with soaps, anionic, cationic and other nonionic surfactants, and exhibits good Oil/Water emulsification, wetting and detergency.
  • This product is particularly useful in the emulsification of mineral oils and waxes and hydrocarbon solvents; emulsion polymerisation; emulsifier for agrochemical formulations.


Physical Form
Clear colourless liquid (at 25°C)
Soluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Moles of Ethylene Oxide3--
Hydrophilic-Lyphophilic Balance Value8--
Viscosity (at 25°C)31.9cP-
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)0.95--
Pour Pointmax. 5°C-
Flash Pointmin. 110°C-
Surface Tension (0.1% aqueous)27mN/m-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Cloud Point (5g in 25g, 25% BDG Solution))30.0 - 33.0°C-
pH (5% aqueous)5.0 - 8.0--
Colormax. 100Hazen-
Solid Content100.0%-
Active Content100%-

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Lansurf AE103 can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s, 200kg or 25kg nett drums.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Lansurf AE103 in order to prevent corrosion and subsequent contamination.
  • This material can separate on standing and at low temperatures.
  • May require agitation and warming prior to use.