Calsoft® F-90 is a dry, low-color, white free-flowing flake with a minimum 90% active sodium linear alkylbenzene sulfonate content. Derived from the high purity Calsoft® LAS-99 chemistry, Calsoft® F-90 finds versatility in household detergents, industrial cleaning compounds, and metal cleaning applications.

Chemical Family: Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA), Sulfonates

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

Features: Degreasing, Detergency, Easy-to-handle, Excellent Rinsing, Wetting

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

HII Features
Product Benefits

Calsoft® F-90 contains an anti-tack agent which retards moisture pick up and keeps the product free-flowing. Calsoft® F-90 is consistently the highest quality flaked sodium linear alkylbenzene sulfonate in the marketplace. Calsoft® F-90’s unique uniform particle size presents less dust issues than other high active flakes.

Applications & Uses

Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Product Applications

Calsoft® F-90 has powerful grease cutting characteristics which find a use in a myriad of applications as an additive for scouring powders, heavy duty laundry products and light duty dish wash compounds. The high active nature of Calsoft® F-90 is an important property when formulating a new generation “ultra” laundry powder. Hard working detergency and ease of handling makes Calsoft® F-90 suitable for high performance and cost-effective industrial cleaning compounds. Formulators can use Calsoft® F-90 to create products that effectively remove dirt and films which may harbor bacteria and surface fungus. Calsoft® F-90 is also great for dairy applications since it does not promote calcium deposits. Calsoft® F-90 is an excellent wetting agent and detergent in acid and caustic treating solutions, which promotes the rapid removal of grease and oil from metal surfaces. Calsoft® F-90 has excellent rinsing characteristics and leaves no inorganic salts or oily films on treated surfaces.


Physical Form
Dry flake (at 25°C)
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Active Contentmin. 90.0wt%-
Foam Height (at 25°C, 1% Active Solution, Initial)161mm-
Foam Height (at 25°C, 1% Active Solution, 5 Minutes)158mm-
pH (at 1% solution)8--
Solubility in Water (at 25°C)30%-
Water Contentmax. 2.0wt%-

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Supplied by
Packaging Information

Calsoft® F-90 is available in 55 lb. poly. bags, 200 lbs. fiber drums, 1250 lb. super sacks and bulk quantities.

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 Calsoft® F-90.
  • Spilled material is slippery on walkways and highways. 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.