ISORCHEM is the trade name of a high quality linear alkylbenzene (LAB) produced by Sasol Italy in its plant in Augusta (SR) using UOP technology based on benzene alkylation with n-olefins and hydrofluoric acid as catalyst. ISORCHEM 113 is a particular LAB with a linear alkyl chain ranging from C10 to C13 and an average molecular mass of 240. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

Chemical Name: Benzene, C10-13-alkyl derivs.

Chemical Family: Alkyl Benzenes, Aromatics, Linear Alkylbenzenes (LAB)

CAS Number: 67774-74-7

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Identification & Functionality

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Applications & Uses

Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • The main uses of ISORCHEM 113 is as raw material in sulphonation process to obtain Linear alchil benzene sulphonic acid (LAS).
  • The sodium salt of LAS derivate from ISORCHEM 113 is widely used in domestic and industrial detergency field, in particular is suitable for the production of high performance powder detergents, both heavy and light duty , as well as of liquid detergents.


Physical Form
Clear liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Carbon Distribution - C 9max. 1% massRCM 1103
Carbon Distribution - C 1016-8% massRCM 1103
Carbon Distribution - C 1126-38% massRCM 1103
Carbon Distribution - C 1226-38% massRCM 1103
Carbon Distribution - C 1315-27% massRCM 1103
Carbon Distribution - C 14max. 1% massRCM 1103
Total 2 Phenyl Isomers15-22-RCM 1103
Molecular Weight (Average)238-243g/molRCM 1103
Distillation - Initial Boiling Pointmin. 275°CASTM D 86
Distillation - Final Boiling Pointmax. 312°CASTM D 86
Sulfonatable Contentmin. 98% massRCM 1103
Density at 15°C860kg/m3ASTM D7042, ASTM D4052
Kinematic Viscosity at 50°C3.5cStASTM D445, ASTM D7042
Refractive Index at 20°C1.482-ASTM D 1218
Colormax. 10APHA
Flash Pointmin. 125°CASTM D 93
Water Contentmax. 0.02% massEN ISO 12937
Pour Point- 55°CASTM D 97
Bromine Indexmax. 15mg Br/100gASTM 1492

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Packaging Information

ISORCHEM 113 is generally supplied in drums.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 months
Storage and Handling
  • ISORCHEM 113 is clear liquid at room temperature.
  • It is suggested to store the product in stainless steel tank containers at temperature lower than 40°C to avoid yellowish phenomena.
  • Due to its low pour point (-55°C) ISORCHEM 113 does not need any heated tank.