Orvus WA Paste
[Proctor & Gamble] A trademark for an anionic detergent that contains sodium lauryl sulfate. Orvus® WA paste is a firm, white paste with 35% solids and a pH of 7.8. It is a biodegradable, water-soluble and is used as an emulsifier and thickener. Orvus® WA Paste is used as a shampoo, as a detergent for fine textiles and for general removal of surface grime.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Soluble in water.
Hazards and Safety
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