Ariix Sodium Xylene Sulfonate 40% Liquid

INCI NameSodium Xylenesulfonate

CAS Number1300-72-7

FunctionsAnti-Caking Agent, Cleansing Agent, Coupling Agent, Dispersant, Emulsifier, Hydrotrope, Processing Aid, Solubilizer, Solvent, Stabilizer, Surfactant, Surfactant (Anionic), Thickener, Viscosity Modifier, Wetting Agent

SynonymsSodium dimethylbenzenesulfonate, Sodium xylenesulfate, Sodium xylenesulfonate, Dimethylbenzenesulfonic Acid Sodium Salt, Sodium Dimethylbenzenesulfonate

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

EC No.

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Application Format
I&I Cleaning Applications
Personal Hygiene Applications
Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • Use as Hydrotrope, solubilizer, coupling agent, processing aid, solvent in heavy-duty detergents, shampoos, conditioners, degreasing compounds, printing pastes.
  • Use as thickening agent in shampoos.
  • Use as surfactant in cosmetics, shampoos and personal care products.
  • Use as a stabilizer, dispersant, viscous reducer, antiblocking agent, anticaking agent in powder products.
  • Surface cleaners, dishwashing detergents, liquid soaps, hand wash.
  • Used to extract pentosans and lignin in the paper industry.
  • Additive for glues in the leather industry.
  • Use as a fungicide in pesticides.
  • Use in food packaging adhesives.


Physical Form
Clear colorless to pale yellow colored liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Sodium Sulphate Contentmax. 2.5%
Solids Contentmin. 40.0%
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)1.14 – 1.20
pH7 - 9

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information
  • 240 kg drum / 1000 kg IBC - liquid

Storage & Handling

Storage and Handling
  • Normal safety precautions (i.e. gloves and safety goggles) should be employed when handling Sodium Xylene Sulfonate.
  • Contact with the eyes and prolonged contact with the skin should be avoided.
  • Wash thoroughly after handling the material.
  • Sodium Xylene Sulfonate should be stored in closed containers and kept in a cool, dry place.