Ammonium bis(2-ethylhexyl) phosphate
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Ammonium bis(2-ethylhexyl) phosphate


1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, hydrogen phosphate, ammonium salt;

Phosphoric acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester, ammonium salt;


Anionic Surfactant

> Phosphate

>> Chain Phosphate

>>> Alkyl Phosphate

>>>> Branched Alkyl Phosphate

Chemical Numbering System



Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: C16H38NO4P; C16H35O4P. H3N

Molecular Weight: 339.45



Appearance    (1), solid.

Solubility    soluble in water; soluble in ethanol.

Stability    stable. Under strong acid condition, easily hydrolyzed. Under alkaline condition, ammonia is released.

Risk    Solid form: irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system.

GHS (Rev.9) label: 

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent emulsifying, dispersing, anticorrosive, antirust, lubricating, cleansing, solubilizing, antistatic, wetting, permeating abilities. Low to moderate foaming. Intolerance to hard water.



Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes


Physical and chemical indexes


Actives, %, ≥


Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods

2, Hazardous substances indexes


Hazardous substances indexes


Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤


As, mg/Kg, ≤


Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.

Use as wetting agent, permeating agent.

Use as anticorrosive agent, antirust agent.

Use as cleansing agent.

2, Machinery

Lubricant, corrosion inhibitor, antirust agent in metalworking fluids.

3, Household detergents

Cleansing agent in household cleaning products.

4, Industrial cleaning agents

Cleansing agent, dispersing agent, antirust agent in industrial cleaning.

5, Textile

Antistatic agent, cleansing agent, wetting agent in textile.