Physicochemical Analysis

In the household and in industrial applications, all laundry detergents and cleaning and care products are evaluated in regard to product performance, material compatibility, stability and safety. In addition, legislators, consumers and retailers place increasingly higher demands on the quality of the raw materials and auxiliary agents and their products.

SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS provides manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of products for the detergent and cleaning agent industries with advice in all matters relating to assuring product performance and quality.
Our laboratories offer integrated customer-specific solutions for application-engineering, physicochemial, microbiological and biological problems according to standard methods.

The most common parameters in routine tests are, for example:

Surfactants

  • Anionic, amphoteric, non-ionic and cationic surfactants, soaps

Bleaches

  • Percarbonate, perborate, bleaching activators TAED, hypochlorite

Builder

  • Silicates, phosphates, zeolites

Complexing agents

  • EDTA; NTA

Perfume oils

  • GC profile, nitro musk, poly musk

Fats & oils

  • Total fatty acid, fatty acid spectrum, stearine, cholesterol, fat characteristics

Preservatives

  • pHB ester, organic acids, formaldehyde, dibromodicyanobutane, isothiazolinone, phenoxyethanol

Solvents

  • Ethanol, isopropanol, acetone, glycols

Contaminants

  • Heavy metals, pesticides, nitrosamines, residual solvent

Synthesis residue & limiting constituents

  • 1.4 dioxan, free ethylene oxide, formaldehyde, PAH, monomer concentration, benzene, monochloroacetic acid and dichloro acetic acid

Contact:

SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS GmbH
Im Maisel 14
D-65232 Taunusstein
t +49 6128 744-214
f +49 6128 744-9201
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