Abstract:Sodium C 14-16 OlefinSulfonate, Sodium C 12-14 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium C 14-18 Olefin Sulfonate, and Sodium C 16-18 Olefin Sulfonate are the Sodium α-Olefin Sulfonates used in cosmetics as surfactant-cleansing agents. The highest concentration reportedly is 16% in shampoos and bath and shower products. These ingredients are a mixture of long-chain sulfonate salts prepared by sulfonation of α-olefins of various carbon chain lengths noted as subscripts. In the manufacture of these ingredients, delta… Show more
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