Agent Name

1-Dodecanesulfonic acid, sodium salt

CAS Number

2386-53-0

Formula

C12-H26-O3-S.Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Sodium laurylsulfonate; Sodium dodecane-1-sulphonate; [ChemIDplus] Sodium 1-dodecanesulfonate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Sulfonates, Alkane and Alkene

Description

93% by weight: Colorless or yellowish solid; [OECD SIDS] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Alkane sulfonates: Used in liquid detergents, concentrated shampoos, textile and leather auxiliaries (mercerising), metal cleaning preparations, steam jets, and pickling bathes; [OECD SIDS]

Comments

1% solutions are mildly irritating; Do not induce skin sensitization; No serious injuries after ingestion reported; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Reference Link

INCHEM: Linear Alkylbenzene/Alpha-Olefin Sulfonates & Alkyl Sulfates

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.13E-12 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Processes

Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: