StarLig Dispersants & Surfactants

StarLig surfactants have many important properties that make them an invaluable resource for the formulation of crop protection chemicals. Our products mainly find use in Wettable Powders, Water Dispersible Granules, and Suspension Concentrates, though they can be found in other formulation types. Both sodium and calcium lignosulphonates are commonly used in this application.

Below we list some formulation examples of StarLig dispersants with common commercial active ingredients.

Wettable Powders (WP)

Active Ingredient StarLig Dispersant Wetting Agent Filler to 100%
Diuron 80 Pearllex – 4.0% 2.0% Kaolin
Mancozeb 80 Starlig NA98S – 3.0% 1.0% Kaolin
Sulphur 80 Vanillex N – 3.0% 1.0% Kaolin


Water Dispersible Granules (WG)

Active Ingredient StarLig Dispersant Wetting Agent &


Filler to 100%
Bacillus Thuringiensis 80 Pearllex – 8.0% 3.0% Kaolin
Copper Oxychloride 80 Vanilex N – 10.0% 1.0% Kaolin
Thiram 85 Pearllex – 9.0% 3.0% Kaolin & Anticaker


Suspension Concentrates (SC)

Active Ingredient StarLig Dispersant Wetting Agent Thickener Monopropylene Glycol Antifoam Water to

1 litre

Propanil 450 Vanillex N


2.0 Xanthan Gum


50 2.0
Sulphur 800 Starlig NA98S


4.0 Veegum


50 2.0
Ziram 500 Pearllex


0.5 Bentonite


50 2.0

(All quantities are in g/litre)

Note: the above are given to illustrate the formulation possibilities of StarLig dispersants, and whilst all represent viable formulations no guarantees can be given beyond this.


StarLig dispersants also provide a number of other important and profitable characteristics, such as UV protection, crystal growth inhibition in hard water situations, and the unique ability to perform as both a dispersant and binder. Plus of course they are REACH exempt, and derived from a sustainable and managed forestry program.

Please contact your LignoStar sales representative for further information and support at or + 31 70 4161 714.

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