WeylClean® SAS

The degreasing classic: strong and mild at once

WeylClean® SAS grades are versatile anionic surfactants with outstanding surface-active properties like strong grease removal and excellent wetting behavior in Home Care, Industrial & Institutional Cleaning, Technical Applications and Personal Care. They have a good ecotoxicological profile and show a good dermatological and toxicological compatibility. WeylClean® SAS grades are produced by sulphoxidation of n-paraffin by the Hoechst light/water process and are environmentally friendly surfactants with very good biodegradability.


  • Strong grease removal
  • Excellent wetting & emulsification properties
  • Good particle soil removal
  • High tolerance towards hard water
  • Stability over a wide pH range and high compatibility with enzymes, electrolytes and oxidizing agents, like chlorine
  • Viscosity depressing action
  • Benzene and ethylene oxide free
  • Good skin compatibility
  • Low aquatic toxicity with low impact on the environment
Technical Profile
  • Chemical Name: Sulfonic acids, C14-17-sec-alkane, sodium salts
  • Available in liquid, paste as well as in pellet and granular form
  • Color: Colorless to yellowish
  • Compatible with all other detergent ingredients
  • Permits universal processing in all fi elds of use
Application Areas

Home Care:

  • Manual Dishwashing
  • Hard Surface Cleaning

Fabric Care:

  • Laundry Detergents
  • Special Detergents
  • Laundry Aids


  • Industrial Cleaner
  • Institutional Cleaner
Commercially available grades

WeylClean® SAS 30
Active Content: approx. 30%
Appearance (25 °C): clear faintly yellowish liquid

WeylClean® SAS 60
Active Content: approx. 60%
Appearance (25 °C): yellowish soft paste

WeylClean® SAS 93
Active Content: approx. 93%
Appearance (25 °C): yellowish waxy pellets

WeylClean® SAS 93 G
Active Content: approx. 93%
Appearance (25 °C): yellowish fine granules