Alpha Olefin Sulfonate


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Alpha Olefin Sulfonate

An Excellent choice for formulating economical,high performing sulfate-free, biodegradable shampoo and body wash products, hand soap, pet care formulations
  • Sulfate-free
  • Used for making sulfate-free cleansing products
  • Appearance @ 25 C Clear Amber Liquid
  • Compatible with other anionic, amphoteric, and nonionic surfactants.



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Alpha Olefin Sulfonate

Mild anionic, high-foaming & well-emulsifying surfactant. Made primarily from coconut oils.

Water-soluble, pH: 8 (10% solution), 40% active substances. Yellowish liquid, slightly viscous, faint odor. is an ideal surfactant for a variety of personal care applications including hand soaps, bath and body products and shampoos. Olefin sulfonate offer the formulator excellent viscosity and foam characteristics, as well as improved mildness over lauryl sulfates.

CAS No.: 68439-57-6

Molecular Formula: RCH=CH(CH2 )nSO3Na / n: 14-16 or 14-18

Solubility: Water soluble.

INCI Name: Sodium C14-16 alpha olefin sulfonate

Use: Can be added to formulas as is. Recommended use level is 4-30% depending on desired foaming and cleansing effects. For external use only.

Applications: Especially in the application of non-phosphorus detergents, it has not only the good washing ability, but also good compatibility with enzyme agents.

Synonyms: Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium Alpha Olefin Sulfonate , 40% solution sodium C14-16 alpha olefin sulfonate, Calsoft AOS-40, Bio-Terge AS-40K, Rhodacal LSS-40/AX


This information on regulatory clearances is believed to be accurate and is given in good faith as a guide to the global use of our products. No representation or warranty as to its completeness or accuracy is made. Users are responsible for determining the suitability of these products for their own particular purpose.


At pure usage levels it can cause irritation to the skin.

When blending always take the following precautions:

Use gloves (disposable is ideal)

Take care when handling hot oils

Wear eye protection

Work in a well-ventilated room

Keep ingredients and hot oils away from children

If ingested, seek immediate medical advice

If contact made with eyes, rinse immediately with clean warm water and seek medical advice if in any doubt.


In addition to our precautions and general safety information, we always recommend keeping a first aid kit nearby. You are working with hot water and oils, accidents can happen, so always be prepared!

Disclaimer: Before purchasing please note that all information contained within Cocojojo store and this page are for reference purposes only and are not intended to substitute the advice given by a pharmacist, physician, or any other licensed health-care professional. Our products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.  All our products are for external use only.  Unless your Medical Doctor allow you to use this product it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.   The information on this page is has been compiled from published sources and is provided only as a guide. Although every effort has been taken to ensure that information published on this page is correct and up to date, Cocojojo LLC cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information presented, and accepts no liability in respect of any omission or error.  The customer should always satisfy themselves as to the ultimate suitability of a product for an intended application. Cocojojo LLC accepts no liability in the unlikely event of an adverse reaction occurring when using one of its products. All facts, details & recommendations on our page are provided for information purposes only and are not intended to diagnose, prescribe or replace the advice of professionals.  Our products are not a medication, and we can only make recommendation for suitability of our products in certain conditions. Any recommendations accepted by a purchaser are accepted entirely at the purchasers’ risk. By purchasing our products you accept responsibility to check with a professional before using any products that may interfere with drugs or medical conditions. By purchasing our products you recognize and accept the fact that that some natural ingredients, essential oils in particular, may still cause sensitivity in susceptible individuals and that Cocojojo LLC will not be held responsible for such occurrences. We encourage those with sensitive skin to make a patch test on the skin for possible reactions. Cocojojo LLC accepts no responsibility for incorrect use of information or products


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