Agent Name

1-Octanesulfonic acid, sodium salt

CAS Number

5324-84-5

Formula

C8-H18-O3-S.Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Sodium 1-octanesulfonate; Sodium octanesulfonate; Sodium octylsulfonate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfonates, Alkane and Alkene

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Alkane sulfonates: Used in liquid detergents, concentrated shampoos, textile and leather auxiliaries (mercerising), metal cleaning products, steam jets, and pickling bathes; [OECD SIDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.2E-11 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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