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Surfactants Evaluated in KNSO (65:35)w
         
Anionic
         
Surfactant % Active Vis. Redn.* Burn Behaviour Comments
Liquid Laundry Detergent, (Purex, Ultra) ~0.25 3 2.9 mm/sec Good Vis. Redn.
" " ~0.5 4 no ignition Better Vis. Redn.
" " Purex 2X ~0.25 3 -- Good Vis. Redn.
Suave shampoo ~0.25 3 2.8 mm/sec  
Sodium alkyl phosphate 1 3 2.8 mm/sec Modest VR
" " 2 3-4 no ignition  
Sodium Octyl sulfate 0.2 1-2   Not quite pourable
Sodium 2-ethylhexyl sulfate 0.2 1-2   Not quite pourable
Ammonium Lauryl sulfate 0.28 2 -- Just pourable
" " 0.56 2   slightly better
Ammonium Laureth sulfate 1.2 3 no ignition 3 ethoxylates
" " 0.28 2-3 no ignition 12 ethoxylates
Amm. lauryl lactylate 1 0    
C1416 olefin sulfonate 1 1-2 no ignition  
Ammonium Xylene sulfate 0.4 0    
Ammonium Laureth sulfosuccinate 0.32 2 fitful ignition  
Sodium Dioctyl sulfosuccinate 0.2 1-2   Not quite pourable
Potassium trystyryl phosphate 1 0    
Calcium alkylbenzene sulfonate 0.6 2-3 no ignition apparent vis increase while heating
Amm. nonylphenol ethoxylate sulfate 1.2 5 no ignition 3 ethoxylates
" " 0.6 5 no ignition  
" " 0.35 5 no ignition  
" " 0.15 5 ignites fitful burn
" " 0.09 4 2.9 mm/sec exc. performance
Sodium octylphenol ether sulfate 0.2 3-4   Good Vis. Redn.
Sodium nonylphenol ethoxylate sulfate 0.3 5 no ignition  
" " 0.045 4 2.9 mm/sec exc. performance
" " 0.025 1   sl. vis. redn present
Amm. C6-10alcohol ether sulfate 0.66 5 no ignition strong vis redn
" " 0.066 4 3.0 mm/sec exc. performance
" " 0.033 1   sl. vis. redn present
         
* Relative viscosity reduction --- 0 - No reduction, 2 - just pourable to 5 - Outstanding reduction        
Mixture of ammonium laureth and lauryl sulfates        

Last Updated on 9/16/2009
By STJ