Ionic surfactant and Non-ionic surfactant

Ionic surfactant and Non-ionic surfactant be use in one liquid formula?


  • Of course, what are you trying to prepare???
  • Somebody has told me that if both will use in same formula may be neutralize. I think he is correct. this is Liquid floor cleaner.
  • No.  A non-ionic surfactant will not neutralize an ionic surfactant.

    A cationic surfactant may neutralize an anionic surfactant but these are both ionic surfactants.
  • Use nonionic and the cationic if that's the case. The cationic will be the antibacterial here. 
  • Nonionic with cationic is okay and used in many floor cleaners:in cosmetics,although compatible they can cause severe eye irritation.
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