Lansurf SMO80 is a versatile solution with multiple functions, serving as a nonionic surfactant, emulsifier, and anti-fogging agent. Tailored for use in suspension polymerization and emulsion polymerization processes, this liquid-form product maintains a clear amber appearance and is free from foreign matter at 25°C. With a characteristic odor, Lansurf SMO80 is not only biodegradable but also water-soluble, making it a sustainable and easily incorporable choice for various formulations.

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

Functions: Anti-Fogging Agent, Anti-Fogging Agent, Emulsifier, Surfactant, Surfactant (Nonionic)

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable, Foreign matter-free

Applicable Processes: Emulsion Polymerization, Suspension Polymerization

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Applicable Processes
Compatible Polymers & Resins
Fluids & Lubricants Type
Fluids & Lubricants End Use
Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
Applications
  • Lansurf SMO80 can be used singularly or in combination with esters such as Lansurf SMO.
  • 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 Value15--
Viscosity (at 25°C)971cP-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)1.1--
Pour Pointmax. 0°C-
Flash Pointmin. 150°CClosed Cup
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Active Content100%-
Saponification Value45.0 - 55.0mg KOH/g-
Acid Valuemax. 2mg KOH/g-
Solid Content100.0%-

Technical Details & Test Data

Properties

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Packaging & Availability

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

Lansurf SMO80 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 SMO80 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.