StarSurf™ DDBSA 40S

Product Description
StarSurf DDBSA 40S is an anionic detergent that exhibits excellent emulsification, wetting, and foaming properties. It is used in a wide variety of industrial markets; Oil & Gas, HI&I, construction, and textiles.
Product Attributes
  • Foamer or foam booster
  • Heavy-duty cleaner
  • Dedusting additive
  • Primary or secondary emulsifier
Product Applications
  • Construction: Concrete admixtures, foamed concrete
  • HI&I: Surface cleaners, all-purpose cleaners, liquid detergents, industrial cleaners
  • Oil Field: Drilling additives, foam booster, and emulsifier
  • Agriculture: Adjuvant and foam booster
  • Textiles: Fabric washing, wet processing, and scouring
Product Information
CAS Number
Chemical Description
Sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate

Typical Properties


Clear to hazy amber liquid

Color (Gardner)

Light Yellow Max -3

pH (10% in water)

6.0 to 7.5

% Solids



Less than 1500

Other Information

Standard Packaging

450 lb (200 KG) drums / 2250 lb (1000 KG) tote

International Inventories

USA (TSCA), Canada (DSL), Europe (EINICS), Korea (ESL), Japan (ENCS), Australia (AICS), Philippines (PICCS), China (IECSC), and New Zealand (NZloC)
StarSurf™ DDBSA 40 is biodegradable.


StarSurf™ DDBSA 40 is considered non-toxic.
Storage Conditions
StarSurf™ DDBSA 40S has a shelf life of at least twelve months from the date of delivery; if stored in original, unopened containers at temperatures not exceeding 40°C. Continued storage beyond the designated shelf life does not necessarily mean the material cannot be used. However, renewed testing of the most important properties is imperative.