Lansurf AE36 is a biodegradable nonionic surfactant crafted through the reaction of ethylene oxide with a synthetic primary alcohol. This versatile product is compatible with soaps, anionic, cationic, and other nonionic surfactants, showcasing excellent oil/water and water/oil emulsification, wetting, and detergency properties. Notably, Lansurf AE36 is distinguished by its anhydrous nature.

Chemical Name: Alcohols, C11-14-iso-, C13-rich, ethoxylated

CAS Number: 78330-21-9

Functions: Co-Emulsifier, Surfactant, Surfactant (Nonionic)

Chemical Family: Alcohol Ethoxylates

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable, Foreign matter-free

Synonyms: Alcohols, C11-14-isoalcs., C13-rich, ethoxylated

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Agrochemical Functions
CASE Ingredients Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
  • Lansurf AE36 is typically used as a co-emulsifier for mineral oils and mineral waxes and singularly for the emulsification of alkyd resins and paraffinic hydrocarbons. In terms of market sectors,
  • Lansurf AE36 is used in areas such as textile auxiliaries, metal processing, paper, leather, standard industrial and domestic detergents, agrochemicals and paints.


Physical Form
Clear to hazy liquid free from foreign matter (at 25°C)
Dispersible in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 100°COpen Cup
Hydrophilic-Lyphophilic Balance Value11.3--
Moles of Ethylene Oxide6--
Pour Pointmax. 5°C-
Viscosity (at 25°C)80cP-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Cloud Point (5g in 25g, 25% BDG Solution))68.0 - 74.0°C-
Colormax. 100Hazen-
pH (5% aqueous)5.0 - 8.0--

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Lansurf AE36 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 Lansurf AE36 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.