Calimulse® EM-96F is a high-purity 96% active sodium branched alkylbenzene sulfonate flake. It is an off-white, free-flowing powder with excellent wetting, emulsification, and detergency properties.

Chemical Name: Benzenesulfonic acid, dodecyl-, branched, sodium salt

CAS Number: 69227-09-4

Chemical Family: Sulfonates

Labeling Claims: High Purity

Applicable Processes: Emulsion Polymerization, Latex Emulsification

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    Identification & Functionality

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    Features & Benefits

    Labeling Claims
    Product Benefits
    • Calimulse® EM-96F is consistently the highest quality flaked sodium branched alkylbenzene sulfonate in the marketplace.
    • Calimulse® EM-96F’s unique uniform particle size presents less dust issues than other high active flakes.

    Applications & Uses

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    • Calimulse® EM-96F is a versatile product that can be used in emulsion polymerization, industrial cleaning compounds, agriculture, and other specialty applications.
    • Calimulse®EM-96F offers consistent emulsification, stabilization, and wetting characteristics in various latex emulsion polymerization applications. It is ideal for styrene, acrylic, and nitrile latexes.
    • Hard working detergency and ease of handling makes Calimulse® EM-96F suitable for high performance and cost-effective industrial cleaning compounds.
    • Formulators can use Calimulse® EM-96F to create products that effectively remove dirt and films which may harbor bacteria and surface fungus.
    • Calimulse® EM-96F is also great for dairy applications since it does not promote calcium deposits.
    • Calimulse® EM-96F is an excellent emulsifier and wetting agent, perfect for insecticides, herbicides, and fertilizer formulations.
    • Calimulse® EM-96F can also be used in glass and tire mold coating applications.


    Dry flake (at 25°C)
    Typical Properties
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Active Contentmin. 96.0wt %-
    Foam Height (at 25°C, 1% active, Initial)153.0mm-
    Foam Height (at 25°C, 1% active, 5 minutes)148.0mm-
    pH (10% solution)8.0--
    Solubility in Water35.0%-
    Water Contentmax. 1.8wt %-

    Packaging & Availability

    Packaging Type
    Packaging Information

    Calimulse® EM-96F is available in 140 lbs. fiber drums

    Storage & Handling

    Shelf Life
    2 years
    Storage and Handling Information

    Storage and normal safety precautions (i.e., gloves and safety goggles) should be employed when handing Calimulse® EM-96F. Spilled material is slippery on walkways and highways. Foams profusely when hit with a stream of water. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not get in eyes and avoid skin and clothing contact. Slightly hydroscopic, store in a dry area. Keep containers closed when not in use.