Calfoam® SLS-95 is a 95% active sodium lauryl sulfate in granular form. Calfoam® SLS-95 is an anionic surfactant that produces copious foam and rich lather for use in both personal care and HI&I applications.

INCI Name: Sodium Laureth Sulfate

Chemical Name: Sodium Laureth Sulfate

CAS Number: 68891-38-3

Certifications & Compliance: Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS)

Synonyms: Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), α-sulfo-ω-hydroxy-, C12-14-alkyl ethers, sodium salts

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Benefit Claims
HII Features
Product Benefits

Calfoam® SLS-95 is a great cleanser/detergent and flash foamer for use in a wide range of personal care and HI&I formulations between pH 5-11. It is fully compatible with other anionic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants. Calfoam® SLS-95 offers an excellent viscosity response with amides, betaines, and salts.

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Bath & Shower Applications
Hair Care Applications
Home Care Applications
Personal Hygiene Applications
Skin Care Applications
Product Applications

Calfoam® SLS-95 is an anionic surfactant with high foaming and excellent cleansing performance. It produces soft, silky, and luxurious lather. Easy viscosity building can be achieved by using alkanolamides, betaines and salt. These attributes make Calfoam® SLS-95 a choice surfactant for personal care products like shampoo, body wash, hand wash, bubble bath, facial cleansers, and pet shampoos. It’s soft and creamy lather is ideal for use in shaving creams and foam. Calfoam® SLS-95 is an outstanding flash foamer with excellent detergency and soil removal properties, making it perfect for many HI&I applications including manual dish wash, car wash, laundry, carpet shampoo, hard surface cleaners and others.


Physical Form
White granule (at 25°C)
Miscible in
Compatible with
Anionic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Active Contentmin. 95.0wt%-
Unsulfated Materialmax. 3.0wt%-
pH (at 1% active solution)7.5 - 10.5--
Water Contentmax. 4.0wt%-
Color (at 10% Active Solution)max. 50-APHA

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Supplied by
Packaging Information

Calfoam® SLS-95 is available in 44 lb. poly bags.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
2 years
Storage and Handling Information

Store product at temperatures between 61 and 100o F, avoid excessive heat. Do not store with strong oxidizing agents. Employ normal safety precautions (i.e., gloves and safety goggles) when handling Calfoam® SLS-95. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not get in eyes, avoid skin and clothing contact. Spilled material is slippery on wet and hard surfaces. Store in a tightly closed container.