Sodium Octyl Sulfate

Colonial SOS is a highly biodegradable wetting agent that is stable under varying conditions of pH and temperature. The rapid wetting and low foam characteristics of Colonial SOS recommend it for applications listed below.

INCI: Sodium Octyl Sulfate

CAS: 142-31-4


TSCA (US), Canada (DSL), Japan (ENCS), Australia (AIIC), Philippines (PICCS), China (IECSC), New Zealand (NZIoC)


  • Fire extinguishing foam agent
  • Mercerizing agent for textiles
  • Surfactant in electrolyte baths for metal cleaning
  • Wetting agent for hard surface cleaning

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