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Function: Surfactant (Anionic), Emulsifier, Surfactant
Chemical Family: Sulfosuccinates & Sulfosuccinamates
Labeling Claims: Biodegradable
Features: Improved Substrate Wetting
End Uses: Waterborne Coating
Synonyms: Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate, Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate
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Technical Data Sheet
STEPWET® DOS 50NC Technical Data Sheet
STEPWET® DOS 50NC Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

STEPWET® DOS 50NC Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features

Applications & Uses

Product Applications

STEPWET® DOS 50NC is an anionic surfactant, able to provide very good wetting properties for aqueous systems. It enables the reduction of surface tension to extremely low levels. Its properties make it suitable for:

  • Emulsion polymerisation as primary emulsifier and/or post additive to latex
  • Waterborne paint coatings compatibility between paint bases and colorants, others.
  • Latex Additives.


Physical Form
Clear to hazy liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (5% in 50:50 IPA:Water at 20°C)7--
Active Content50%EW 444

Safety & Health

Safety and Handling

Normal safety precautions (i.e. the use of gloves and safety goggles) should be employed when handling STEPWET® DOS 50NC. Contact with the eyes and prolonged contact with the skin should be avoided. Wash thoroughly after handling material.

Packaging & Availability

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Packaging Information

STEPWET® DOS 50NC is available in IBC (1050 kgs) and in bulk quantities

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions

Below 10°C (50°F), STEPWET® DOS 50NC turns to a cloudy, viscous gel and phase separation occurs. After heating to 40°C (104°F) and mixing with a propeller stirrer, the product is homogenous. During stirring, STEPWET® DOS 50NC turns from a cloudy to a clear solution.

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