Aysun Yorulmaz

Aysun Yorulmaz

Product Manager

+90 530 280 8906 a.akgun@helm.com.tr vCard

Kutluğ Seymen

Kutluğ Seymen

Head of Department

+90 537 040 8521 k.seymen@helm.com.tr vCard

Tuncay Yilmaz

Tuncay Yilmaz

Managing Director

+90 212 336 68 58 t.yilmaz@helm.com.tr vCard

Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB)

HELM is marketing the linear alkylbenzene for ELAB (Egypt) on an exclusive basis.


As an anionic surfactant the neutralized sulphonate of LAB is used nearly in all kinds of detergent formulations like for household, laundry, dishwashing.

Examples of applications

Linear alkylbenzene (LAB) is a basic raw material for the production of linear alkylbenzene sulphonic acid (LAS). After neutralization it is the most common active ingredient in detergents because of its biodegrability. Sulphonation of linear alkylbenzene (LAB) leads to formation of the relevant sulphonic acid (LABSA). The neutralized LABSA is the most versatile tensioactive and the one most amply used in all kinds of detergent formulations like powder, liquid, gel, admixtures, bars and tablets.


  • Bulk in seagoing vessels / barges
  • Bulk in road tank cars
  • Bulk in iso tank containers

Other packaging solutions possible by agreement.

Special services associated with the product:

  • LAB is a core-product of HELM Kimya and always available in bulk in tanks in Gebze (Turkey) to serve customers in Turkey.
  • HELM Kimya is delivering LAB both, as customs cleared and not customs cleared.


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