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AS40 Surfactant - Liquid

AS40 Surfactant - Liquid

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AS40 Surfactant is a liquid, coconut-based surfactant that is derived from Oleic Acid that is an ideal surfactant for a variety of cleansing and personal care applications!  AS40 is a gentle, anionic surfactant that provides excellent viscosity, flash foam characteristics and great cleansing properties, as well as improved mildness over lauryl sulfates. AS40 is a fantastic surfactant that can be blended with other surfactants and used in a variety of DIY products including Bar Soaps, Liquid Hand Soaps, Body Washes, Bubble Baths, Shampoos and more!

Usage Guidelines

Product Details:

  • NOTE: Due to Exposure to Cold Weather Conditions product may be cloudy or milky in appearance.  Does not affect the quality of the products being manufactured using the surfactant and cloudiness will clear with exposure to warmth.
  • AS40 Liquid Surfactant
  • Calsoft AOS-40
  • Also known as Sodium (C14-16) Alpha Olefin Sulfonate
  • AS40 is a coconut based liquid surfactant that is derived from Oleic Acid
  • AS40 is readily biodegradable
  • AS40 is a gentle anionic surfactant
  • AS40 provides excellent viscosity, flash foam characteristics and great cleansing properties
  • AS40 has improved mildness over lauryl sulfates
  • Kosher Certified

This Surfactant Can Be Used In Many Different Products Including:

Bar Soap

Liquid Hand Soap

Body Washes

Bubble Baths


Cleaning Products

Personal Care Products

Technical Information

Technical Information:

  • INCI: Sodium (C14-16) Alpha Olefin Sulfonate
  • CAS #: 68439-57-6
  • Appearance: Light Yellow Pearly Liquid
  • Odor: Characteristic
  • pH (10% in Water): 8
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C: 1.06
  • Liquid Density: 8.7 lbs/gal @ 25°C
  • Type: Anionic Liquid Surfactant
  • Typical Usage Rate: 4 – 30%
  • Active Surfactant Matter: 40%
  • Can be included in the water phase of products.  AS40 can be hot or cold processed as needed depending on formulation.
  • Manufacturer: Pilot

Handling & Storage: Normal safety precautions (i.e. gloves and safety goggles) should be employed when handling AS40 Surfactant. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not get in eyes, avoid skin and clothing contact. 

Store at temperatures between 50ºF to 100ºF. Avoid excessive heat and cold. Material will freeze and form a solid gel on the bottom of storage containers. Warming and strong agitation is needed to reconstitute the material. Avoid contact with aluminum, iron, copper, or copper alloys


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