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Chemical Name: Benzene, mono-C10-13-alkyl derivs., Benzene, mono-C12-14-alkyl derivs.
Chemical Family: Alkyl Benzenes, Linear Alkylbenzenes (LAB), Aromatics
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Technical Data Sheet
SASOLAB C12L Technical Data Sheet
SASOLAB C12L Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet
Sasolab C12L (Italy) Technical Data Sheet
Sasolab C12L (Italy) Technical Data Sheet
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SASOLAB C12L Safety Data Sheet EN-US
SASOLAB C12L Safety Data Sheet EN-US
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Identification & Functionality

SASOLAB C12L Features & Benefits

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Applications & Uses

Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • Sasol Chemicals SASOLAB C12L Alkylate is used in the production of linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS), which is used as a surfactant in light-duty liquid dishwashing compounds, heavy-duty liquid and powder laundry products, all-purpose cleaners and industrial cleaners.
  • It may also be used as a rheology modifier.


Physical Form
Clear oily liquid
Insoluble in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight (Average)238 – 244g/mol-
Alkyl Chain Distribution - C9 & lowermax. 1wt. %-
Alkyl Chain Distribution - C10max. 16wt. %-
Alkyl Chain Distribution - C1126 – 45wt. %-
Alkyl Chain Distribution - C1220 – 40wt. %-
Alkyl Chain Distribution - C10+C11+C12min. 70wt. %-
Alkyl Chain Distribution - C1310 – 30wt. %-
Alkyl Chain Distribution - C14 & highermax. 3wt. %-
Specific Gravity at 16°C (60°F)0.857 – 0.865--
Sulfonatable Contentmin. 98% massRCM 1103
Distillation Range - IBP283 (542)°C (°F)-
Distillation Range - EP303 (577)°C (°F)-
Viscosity at 40°C (104°F)4 – 5cSt-
Color (Saybolt)max. 10-ASTM D-156
Colormax. 10SayboltASTM D-156
Water Contentmax. 0.02% massEN ISO 12937
Flash Point143 (290)°C (°F)-
Bromine Indexmax. 10--

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  • Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.

Storage/Transport pressure

  • Ambient

Load/Unload temperature

  • Ambient