INCI Name:

Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate


Stepan Company

BIO-TERGE® AS-40 is an aqueous solution of alpha olefin sulfonate which is produced by the continuous sulfonataion of alpha olefins via Stepan's falling film which minimizes the formation of disulfonates thereby offering a consistent high quality product.

BIO-TERGE® AS-40 is an ideal surfactant for a variety of detergent and personal care applications including hand soaps, shampoos, and bath products. It offers the formulator excellent viscosity and foam characteristics, as well as improved mildness over lauryl sulfates. It is more stable than alcohol sulfates over a broad pH range.



Stepan Company manufactures anionic surfactants and cationic, nonionic, anionic and amphoteric surfactants and surfactant blends for Personal Care and Cosmetics. Products include sodium methyl 2-sulfolaurate, disodium 2-sulfolaurate, sodium lauryl sufloacetate, disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, cetyl betaine, lauryl lactyl lactate, glyceryl caprylate, caprate, sodium lauroyl and more.

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CAS Name (Number) & Document Compliance
Alkenes, C>10 .alpha.- (64743-02-8) Log in
Sodium sulfate (7757-82-6) Log in
Sulfonic acids, C14-16-alkane hydroxy and C14-16-alkene, sodium salts (68439-57-6) Log in
Water (7732-18-5) Log in
Formaldehyde (50-00-0) Log in
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