AUROPOL 341 Sulphonated Butyl Oleate
Auropol 341 is an anionic surfactant derived from natural oils that is readily biodegradable and has low toxicity characteristics.
It is an anionic surfactant with excellent solvency powers. It is
compatible with a wide range of materials and is stable over a wide pH range.
Sulphonated Butyl Oleate has been shown to provide emulsification to a variety of
oils and is well placed in degreasing formulations where its oil solubilising and
emulsification properties are combined.
Metal Working : Emulsifying agent, anti-corrosion, lubricant, degreaser base.
Textile : Multi-purpose dying assistant ; scouring, soaping off, wool
Hygiene : Detergent and cleaners, emulsifying agent.
General : Levelling and wetting agent, coupling agent for solvents
Used in electroplating
Readily biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
Low toxicity means that it poses a low health and safety risk for users.
Excellent solvency properties particularly of greases.
Good compatibility profile means that it can be used in a wide variety of
Evaluation and Testing
AUROPOL 341 is an oily amber
coloured liquid which readily disperses
in water. A sweet odour characteristic
of butyl esters can be detected.
pH (1% aq) 6.5
Combined SO3 6% (Dry Basis)
Colour 10 Gardner
SG (20ºC) 1.04
Storage and Safety
When stored indoors at temperatures below 40ºC
and in closed original containers, this product can
be stored for at least 1 year. Refer to MSDS at
www.vicchem.com for further information
HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT
AUROPOL 341 is nontoxic, biodegradable and not
classified as a dangerous good. According to
experience this product is considered to be
harmless to health if used in the correct manner.
Skin and eye contact should be avoided. Refer to
MSDS at www.vicchem.com