Lansurf CO40, belonging to the chemical family of ethoxylates, is a versatile liquid solution designed for agrochemical applications. Functioning as a nonionic surfactant and co-emulsifier, it excels in providing emulsification and excellent wetting features. Lansurf CO40 is recognized for its low toxicity, making it a standout choice in the realm of agrochemicals.

Chemical Family: Castor Oil Ethoxylates, Ethoxylates

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

Labeling Claims: Foreign matter-free, Low Toxicity

Synonyms: Castor Oil Ethoxylated, Polyoxyethylene Castor Oil

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Agrochemicals Features

Applications & Uses

Industrial Additives End Use
  • Lansurf CO40 is a nonionic surfactant produced from the ethoxylation of castor oil. This product offers good emulsification, wetting, detergency and lubricity. This product also has the advantage of being of low toxicity and has good food contact approval.
  • Typical application examples :
  • Lansurf CO40 is used in many application areas, typical examples being:
  • Textile : Good fiber lubricant with good detergency
  • Agrochemicals : Used in balance pair emulsifier systems
  • Phenolic Foam : Used as a foaming agent in phenolic foam systems.


Physical Form
Clear yellow liquid free from foreign matter (at 25°C)
Soluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 100°COpen Cup
Hydrophilic-Lyphophilic Balance Value13.5--
Moles of Ethylene Oxide40--
Pour Point11.0°C-
Solid Content100.0%-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)1.07--
Viscosity (at 25°C)700cP-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (10% aqueous)5.0 - 7.0--
Saponification Value56.0 - 68.0mg KOH/g-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Lansurf CO40 can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s and 200kg

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Lansurf CO40 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.