Agent Name

Sodium phenolsulfonate

Alternative Name

Benzenesulfonic acid, hydroxy-, monosodium salt

CAS Number

1300-51-2

Formula

C6-H6-O4-S.Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonic acid, hydroxy-, monosodium salt; Hydroxybenzenesulfonic acid, monosodium salt; Monosodium phenolsulfonate; Benzenesulfonic acid, hydroxy-, sodium salt (1:1); Sodium hydroxybenzenesulphonate; [ChemIDplus] Hydroxybenzenesulfonic acid sodium salt; Sodium sulfocarbolate; [Merck Index]

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Description

Dihydrate: White odorless solid; [Merck Index] White odorless crystals; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in veterinary intestinal antiseptics, powders for ulcers, and dilute eye solutions; [Merck Index] Used as a detergent additive; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]

Comments

An eye irritant; Causes mild skin irritation in guinea pigs, moderate eye irritation in rabbits, and no skin sensitization in guinea pigs; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]

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