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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.
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The fastest growth rate till 2019 in the scale inhibitor market is expected to come from sulfonates used in numerous industrial applications especially in the mining industry which will continue to expand in the coming years.
Aristonate[R] oil-soluble sulfonates, Aristonic[R] Acids, Calamide[R] amides, CalBiend[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.
PARIS (ICIS News)--The European Commission has proposed effectively and formally banning the use of perfluorooctane sulfonates (PFOS) within the European Union (EU) on health grounds for treating a range of materials, including textiles, upholstery, leather, carpets and clothing.
Witco's Petroleum Additives business sells calcium, magnesium, sodium and barium sulfonates manufactured at West Hill, Ontario; Amsterdam, Holland; Gretna, Louisiana and Petrolia, Pennsylvania; and Petromix(R) metalworking additive packages manufactured at Gretna.
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.
PERFLUOROOCTYL SULFONATES/PERFLUOROALKYL SULFONATES (PFOS/PFAS) 21