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Cola®Det AEM

CTFA/INCI: Ammonium Laureth Sulfate and Cocamide MEA

DESCRIPTION
Cola®Det AEM is a concentrated surfactant blend containing ammonium laureth sulfate
and Cocamide MEA. This versatile blend is especially manufactured for use in products
where good foaming characteristics and mildness are desired.

Cola®Det AEM is an ideal surfactant blend for use in shampoos, bubble baths, and
liquid hand soaps. Its versatile physical properties include the adaptability to a wide
variety of manufacturing conditions, particularly where a cold mixing process is
necessary.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: Clear liquid
Actives, % (MW 423) 37.5
Ammonium Chloride, % 0.3
Ammonium Sulfate, % 0.9
Nonionic as Pure Amide, % 9.0
pH, 10% aqueous 6.3
Cloud Point (as is), ºC (ºF) -4 (25)
Flash Point (PMCC), ºC (ºF) 32 (90)
Pour Point, ºC (ºF) -6 (21)
Density, g/ml (lbs/U.S. gal) 0.983 (8.2)
Viscosity, cps @ 25ºC 200 max.
Viscosity, cps @ 60º 200 max.
Solids (70ºC, 2 hours), % 50

BIODEGRADABILITY
The blend components are biodegradable. Additional information is available upon
request.

TOXICITY
The toxicology of the major components that make up Cola®Det AEM blend (ammonium
laureth sulfate and cocamide MEA) is well known. Ammonium laureth sulfate is slightly
toxic orally (LD50>5 g/kg), and causes mild eye irritation at 7.5% test solution and no skin
irritation at 0.7 and 0.14% test solutions.

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STORAGE AND HANDLING
Normal safety precautions (i.e. gloves and safety goggles) should be employed when
handling Cola®Det AEM. Contact with the eyes and prolonged contact with the skin
should be avoided. Wash thoroughly after handling material.

It is recommended that Cola®Det AEM be stored in a sealed container and kept at
temperatures above 45ºF (7ºC). Avoid overheating or freezing. If material is frozen, mild
heat and agitation are recommended to ensure the material is homogeneous before use.

Standard Packaging: Cola®Det AEM is available in 55-gallon drums (net weight 450
lb/204 kg).

Cola®Det AEM is available as Kosher Certified.

LAST UPDATED 07/13/2006
WARRANTY
Colonial Chemical guarantees that its products meet published specifications. No other warranties or
guarantees are expressed or implied because the use of this material is beyond the control of Colonial
Chemical.
Colonial Chemical, Inc.
www.colonialchem.com

225 Colonial Drive South Pittsburg, TN 37380 Ph: 423-837-8800 Fax: 423-837-3888