AUROPOL 341 Sulphonated Butyl Oleate

Product Description

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.

Product Usage

  • Metal Working : Emulsifying agent, anti-corrosion, lubricant, degreaser base.
  • Textile : Multi-purpose dying assistant ; scouring, soaping off, wool oils.
  • Hygiene : Detergent and cleaners, emulsifying agent.
  • General : Levelling and wetting agent, coupling agent for solvents
  • Used in electroplating
  • Key Points

  • 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 conditions
  • 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
  • Moisture 20%
  • 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 for further information


    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