High-Foaming Anionic Surfactant

Colonial SLS is widely used as a surfactant in personal care, cosmetics, and cleaning products. It is a highly effective anionic surfactant used to remove oily stains and residues by wetting surfaces, emulsifying or solubilizing oils, and suspending soil so that they can be rinsed away. Colonial SLS contributes rich foaming properties to personal care products.

INCI: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

CAS: 151-21-3


US (TSCA), Canada (DSL), Australia (AIIC/AICIS)), China (IECSC/IECIC), Japan (ENCS), Korea (KECI), Philippines (PICCS), New Zealand (NZIoC), Taiwan (TSCI)


  • High foam
  • Low viscosity
  • Low cloud Point
  • Good salt regulator
  • Readily biodegradable per OECD 301 methods


  • Primary foaming for shampoos and bubble baths
  • Liquid hand dishwashing detergents
  • Mild industrial cleaners
  • Upholstery cleaners
  • Formulations requiring little or no salt and viscosification
  • Cosmetic emulsification

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