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Surfactants - ChemBizR


Industry Coverage

ChemBizR’s Portfolio l Surfactants



  • Alkylbenzene sulphonates
  • Olefin sulphonates
  • Paraffin sulphonates
  • Sulphonated methyl esters
  • Sulphonated fatty acids
  • Sulphosuccinates
  • Sulphates

  • Alkyl sulphates
  • Alkyl ether sulphates
  • Phosphate esters


  • Ether carboxylates
  • Acyl sarcosinates
  • Alkyl phthalamates
  • Isethionates
  • Taurates


    Fatty alcohol ethoxylates

  • Lauryl alcohol ethoxylates
  • Tridecyl alcohol ethoxylates
  • Isodecyl alcohol ethoxylates
  • Cetyl stearyl alcohol ethoxylates
  • Secondary alcohol ethoxylates
  • Polyethylene glycols

    Natural oil ethoxylates (Castor oil)

    Polypropylene glycols

    Fatty alcohol alkoxylates

    Fatty acid ethoxylates

    EO/ PO co-polymers

    Amine ethoxylates

    Fatty alkanolamides

    Polysorbates/ Sorbitan esters

    Glycol esters

    Polyglycerol esters

    Polyoxyalkylene polyol esters

    Alkyl polyglucosides

    Alkyl phenol ethoxylates


    Cationic surfactants

  • Phospholipids
  • Ethoxylated fatty ammonium ethosulphate
  • Behentrimonium chloride/ methosulphate
  • Amphoteric surfactants

  • Aminopropionates & Iminodipropionates
  • Imidazoline-based amphoteric surfactants
  • Betaine surfactants
  • Silicone surfactants

    Reactive surfactants

Raw Material

  • Chain starters/ Fatty alcohols
  • Lauryl alcohols
  • Tridecyl alcohols
  • Isodecyl alcohols
  • Cetyl stearyl alcohols
  • Ethylene oxide
  • Linear alkylbenzene
  • Fatty acids
  • Linear alfa-olefins


Surfactants – Most Interesting On-going Trends/ Facts


Tapping Business Opportunities for Specialty Grades & Premium Applications

In the recent past, global companies have constantly shown keen interests in identifying and leveraging potential in value driven market for specialty grades and premium applications


Global Companies Defining Regional Focus

Global companies such as Evonik, Solvay, Sasol, SABIC, Clariant, Stepan and others seem to be focusing on specific geographies to expand their global footprint for surfactants



Consumers’ Inclination/ Preference for Eco-friendly Surfactants

Consumers today are more aware and vigilant about the usage of clean label and eco-friendly ingredients which has prompted the increased prominence of non-ionic and bio-based surfactants


Constantly Changing Intensity/ Impact of Price Fluctuations

The business strategies are highly influenced by the multiple factors which are directly/ indirectly impacting the prices, raw material availability & profitability of surfactants businesses