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sulfonate

[′səl·fə‚nāt]
(chemistry)
A sulfuric acid derivative or a sulfonic acid ester containing a ‒SO3‒ group.
(organic chemistry)
Any of a group of petroleum hydrocarbons derived from sulfuric-acid treatment of oils, used as synthetic detergents, emulsifying and wetting agents, and chemical intermediates.

Sulfonate

 

any of several salts of sulfonic acids. The sulfonates of alkali metals, mainly sodium alkylsulfonates, are widely used as surfactants in the production of detergents.

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Organic impurities were removed from the aqueous solution of epoxidized methyl ester sulfonate by extraction with ether.
Aristonate[R] oil-soluble sulfonates, Aristonic[R] Acids, Calamide[R] amides, CalBlend[R] performance blends, Calfax[R] diphenyl oxide disulfonates, Calfoam[R] alcohol/ether sulfates, Calimulse[R] sulfonates and sulfates, Calsoft[R] sulfonates, Calsuds[R] detergent concentrates, Caltaine[R] betaincs and Pilot[R] specialties and hydrotropes.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has proposed effectively banning the use of perfluorooctane sulfonates (PFOS) within the European Union (EU) on health grounds: available as salts, derivatives and polymers providing grease, oil and water resistance to textiles.
The composition is substantially free of alkaline earth sulfonates.
Aristonate[R] oil-soluble sulfonates, Aristonic[R] Acids, Calamide[R] amides, CalBlend[R] performance blends, Calfax[R] diphenyl oxide disulfonates, Calfoam[R] alcohol]ether sulfates, Calimulse[R] sulfonates and sulfates, Calsoft[R] sulfonates, Calsuds[R] detergent concentrates, Caltaine[R] betaines and Pilot[R] specialties and hydrotropes.
1-5% of a non-volatile, water-insoluble silicone; at least about 70% water; and less than 2% of an added surfactant selected from the group consisting of alkyl sulfates and alkyl or alkyl aryl sulfonates, ethoxylated alkylphenols and ethanolamides of aliphatic acids.
Pilot Chemical's product families include: Aristonate[R] oil-soluble sulfonates, Aristonic[R] Acids, Calamide[R] amides, CalBlend[R] performance blends, Calfax[R] diphenyl oxide disulfonates, Calfoam[R] alcohol/ether sulfates, Calimulse[R] sulfonates and sulfates, Calsoft[R] sulfonates, Calsuds[R] detergent concentrates, Caltaine[R] betaines and Pilot[R] specialties and hydrotropes.