List of anionic, cationic and non-ionic surfactants
A discussion started in 2001 but continuing through 2018(2001)
Q. Could you give me a list of anionic, cationic and non-ionic surfactants. The chemical names as well as the Analysis method if possible.
Thanks,Mrs. Anjali Koparkar
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Q. Dear :
I am PhD student in Germany and I am working on using a kinds of surfactants as inhibitor in detergent industries.
therefore I would like to get your help to have a list of surfactant.
A. Anjali Koparkar, here is the list of surfactants:
Sodium dodecyl sulfate (sodium lauryl sulfate)
Lauryl dimethyl amine oxide
Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB)
Octoxynol (Triton X100™)
N, N - dimethyldodecylamine-N-oxide
Hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (HTAB)
Polyoxyl 10 lauryl ether
Bile salts (sodium deoxycholate, sodium cholate)
Polyoxyl castor oil (Cremophor™)
Nonylphenol ethoxylate (Tergitol™)
Methylbenzethonium chloride (Hyamine™)
- HYDERABAD, INDIA
June 13, 2008
A. LIST OF SURFACTANTS
1. CARBOXYLATES 2. SULPHONATES 3. PETROLEUM SULPHONATES 3.ALKYLBENZENESULPHONATES 4. NAPHTHALENESULPHONATES 5. OLEFIN SULPHONATES 6. ALKYL SULPHATES 7. SULPHATES 8. SULPHATED NATURAL OILS & FATS.9. SULPHATED ESTERS 10. SULPHATED ALKANOLAMIDES 11. ALKYLPHENOLS, ETHOXYLATED & SULPHATED.
1. ETHOXYLATED ALIPHATIC ALCOHOL 2.POLYOXYETHYLENE SURFACTANTS 3.CARBOXYLIC ESTERS 4. POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL ESTERS 5. ANHYDROSORBITOL ESTER & IT'S ETHOXYLATED DERIVATIVES 6. GLYCOL ESTERS OF FATTY ACIDS 7. CARBOXYLIC AMIDES 8. MONOALKANOLAMINE CONDENSATES 9. POLYOXYETHYLENE FATTY ACID AMIDES.
1. QUATERNARY AMMONIUM SALTS 2. AMINES WITH AMIDE LINKAGES 3. POLYOXYETHYLENE ALKYL & ALICYCLIC AMINES 4.N,N,N',N' TETRAKIS SUBSTITUTED ETHYLENEDIAMINES 5. 2- ALKYL 1- HYDROXETHYL 2-IMIDAZOLINES.
AMPHOTERIC SURFACTANTS CONTAINS BOTH AN ACIDIC & A BASIC
HYDROPHILIC MOIETY IN THEIR SURFACE e.g.,
1. N -COCO 3-AMINOPROPIONIC ACID/ SODIUM SALT
2. N-TALLOW 3 -IMINODIPROPIONATE, DISODIUM SALT
3. N-CARBOXYMETHYL N DIMETHYL N-9 OCTADECENYL AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE.
4.N-COCOAMIDETHYL N HYDROXYETHYLGLYCINE, SODIUM SALT
- KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA
May 2, 2008
Q. Dear sir
I am a research scholar in chemistry. I am working on surfactant. So please tell me the micellisation point of different surfactant. Specially which have micellisation point at higher temperature.
Student - India
September 9, 2008
Q. I attend UTB/TSC and am currently working on a Surfactant Paper. I have to pick one of the current surfactants on the market and write an article about it, the agent has to related to neonatal. Thank you, NancyNancy Chong
student - Brownsville, Texas
February 21, 2009
Q. Hi sir
I am research scholar in chemistry and I am working on Surfactants so could you give the information about Gelatin as surfactant, and please give the list of anionic, cationic, and non ionic surfactants, please.
visitor - shimoga,karnataka, India
February 24, 2009
Hi, Ranganath. Two writers have generously supplied lists of surfactants. Please try to clarify in what way those lists of surfactants are deficient for your needs. Thanks!
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Pine Beach, New Jersey
June 4, 2009
Q. I was wondering if anybody has experience with surfactants in living systems. I need a cationic surfactant with demonstrated very low toxicity. Any ideas?
Researcher - Houston, Texas
September 13, 2009
Q. Good Evening,
I'm a postgraduate student and I'm doing project work on niosomes so tell me the list of surfactants and cosurfactants used in it.
- Delhi, India
January 28, 2010
Q. hello sir,
I'm a research scholar of Biotechnology, I'm working on serratia marcescens biosurfactants. can you tell me how purify the serrawettin from serratia marcescens?
Student - Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
January 29, 2010
Q. Dear Sir,
I am a B.Pharm student of University Of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh. I want to know about the justification of cationic surfactants...If you give me this answer, it will be better for me. Thank you.
June 28, 2010
Q. Can anyone suggest a cationic surfactant other than CTAB used for dispersion of single walled carbon nanotubesAnindya Majumder
- Dresden, Saxony, Germany
November 8, 2010
I thought of preparing carbon foam in my lab. For that Tween™ 80 is the suggested surfactant, its an non ionic type, can you please tell me the difference of using ionic and non ionic surfactant?
student - India
March 29, 2011
Q. I'm a master's student. I'm doing work on viscometric study of surfactants under different temperatures but the problem is that being a pakistani student I have to buy the chemicals from my pocket money which is very difficult for me. So please kindly suggest me some cheap cationic surfactants. I'll be very thankful to you.janat hasan
chemist - faisalabad, pakistan
April 26, 2011
Q. I am a Chemical Engineering student at UMass Lowell, and I'm working on a Nanotechnology research team. I can't fully divulge what exactly I'm working on, but I need help with choosing surfactants, as I can't seem to get the right one. I need one that has a pH in water of 7 exactly, as we need to eliminate hydroxide and hydronium buildup. Thank you for your consideration.Michael Demboske
- Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
October 18, 2011
Q. Dear sir,
I would like to ask you sir about silicon emulsions, which are used in several applications, e.g., textiles, rubber industries and plastic industries. My question is what anionic surfactant to be used in oil in water as a emulsifier agent?
experimenting with silicon emulsions - Hyderabad, India
October 19, 2011
Q. Dear ...
I have just started my project about three types of surfactants which are SDS, Alkylphenol and HDTMA; and I need a huge information about behaviors, determination and source of them.
Thanks a lot in advance
Student - Plymouth, UK
December 7, 2011
Q. Can you please give me phase inversion temperature values of some recently marketed emulsions?Ranjith Jntuh
project trainee - Hyderabad, Andhrapradesh, India
January 9, 2012
Q. Dear folks,
Can you tell me about substituting Triton X 100 (nonionic) with SDS (anionic) for extraction plasmids/DNA from bacterial cells -- as generally surfactants are used to get cellular coverings lysed. Could the nature of surfactant effect my experiment.
- Islamabad, Pakistan
March 29, 2012
Q. I am a research scholar and I need the name of some/all types of surfactants.shalini Cha
March 29, 2012
Hi, Shalini. Two such lists are offered near the top of the page. Please try to phrase your question in terms of the answers already given, or clarify why they don't answer your question. Thanks!
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Pine Beach, New Jersey
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