Lansurf SML20-FG serves a dual function as an emulsifier and anti-fogging agent. Designed for use in suspension polymerization and emulsion polymerization processes, this liquid-form solution maintains a clear amber appearance and is free from foreign matter at 25°C. With a characteristic odor, Lansurf SML20-FG is readily soluble in water, providing ease of incorporation into various formulations.

Chemical Family: Ethoxylates, Polyethoxylated Sorbitan Ester, Sorbitan Ester Ethoxylates

Functions: Anti-Fogging Agent, Anti-Fogging Agent, Emulsifier

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable, Foreign matter-free

Applicable Processes: Emulsion Polymerization, Suspension Polymerization

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Agrochemical Functions
Fluids & Lubricants Functions
Industrial Additives Functions
Plastics & Elastomers Functions

Features & Benefits

Materials Features

Applications & Uses

Markets
Fluids & Lubricants Type
Fluids & Lubricants End Use
Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
Applications
  • Lansurf SML20-FG can be used singularly or in combination with esters such as Lansurf SML.
  • Typical applications include agrochemical formulations, as anti-fogging agents in plastic films, textile fiber lubricants and softener and as secondary emulsifiers in suspension and emulsion polymerisation.
  • This product is also found to be readily biodegradable and would not expect to persist indefinitely in the environment.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Clear amber liquid free from foreign matter (at 25°C)
Odor
Characteristic
Soluble in
Water
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Moles of Ethylene Oxide20--
Hydrophilic-Lyphophilic Balance Value16.5--
Viscosity (at 25°C)984cP-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)1.1--
Pour Pointmax. 0°C-
Flash Pointmin. 150°CClosed Cup
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Saponification Value40.0 - 50.0mg KOH/g-
Acid Valuemax. 2mg KOH/g-
Water Content3.0%-
Hydroxyl Content96.0 - 108.0mg KOH/g-
Solid Content100.0%-

Technical Details & Test Data

Properties

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Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Lansurf SML20-FG can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s, 200kg nett drums.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Lansurf SML20 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.