Agent Name

Sodium tetradecyl sulfate

CAS Number

139-88-8

Formula

C14-H30-O4-S.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

4-Ethyl-1-isobutyloktylsiran sodny [Czech]; 7-Ethyl-2-methyl-4-hendecanol sulfate sodium salt; 7-Ethyl-2-methyl-4-undecanol sulfate sodium salt; Natrii tetradecylis sulfas [Latin]; Natrii tetradecylsulfas; Natrium 4-ethyl-1-isobutyloctylsulfat; Obliterol; Sodium 2-methyl-7-ethylundecanol-4-sulfate; Sodium 2-methyl-7-ethylundecyl sulfate-4; Sodium 7-ethyl-2-methyl-4-undecanol sulfate; Sodium 7-ethyl-2-methylundecyl-4-sulfate; Sodium 7-ethyl-2-nethyl-4-undecanol sulfate; Sodium sotradecol; Sotradecol; Tergitol; Tergitol 4; Tergitol Anionic 4; Tergitol penetrant 4; Tetradecilsulfato sodico [Spanish]; Tetradecyl sulfate de sodium [French]; Trombovar; Varicol; 4-Undecanol, 7-ethyl-2-methyl-, 4-(hydrogen sulfate), sodium salt (1:1); 4-Undecanol, 7-ethyl-2-methyl-, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt; 7-Ethyl-2-methyl-4-undecanolsulfate, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] 7-Ethyl-2-methyl-4-undecanol 4-(hydrogen sulfate) sodium salt (1:1); Sodium 2-methyl-7-ethyl-4-undecyl sulfate; Niaproof 4; [Merck Index]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

White waxy solid; [Merck Index] 26-28% Aqueous solution: Light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a wetting agent, sclerosing agent, and in microbiological media; [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

A mild eye and severe skin irritant; Causes somnolence, other gastrointestinal changes, and hematuria in oral lethal-dose studies of rats and guinea pigs; [RTECS] 26-28% Aqueous solution: Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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