Agent Name

Potassium tallate

Alternative Name

Fatty acids, tall-oil, potassium salts

CAS Number

61790-44-1

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Tall oil acid, potassium salt; Potassium soap of tall oil fatty acids (C18); Tall oil acids, potassium salt; Tall oil fatty acid potassium soap; Tall oil fatty acid, potasium salt; Tall oil fatty acid, potassium salt; Tall oil fatty acids, potassium salt; Tall oil fatty acids, potassium salts; Tall oil soaps, potassium; Tall oil, fatty acid, potassium salt; Tall oil, potassium salt; Fatty acids, tall-oil, potassium salts; [ChemIDplus] Stanfax 1; [Royal Adhesives and Sealants MSDS]

Category

Rosin and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization: Supporting Documents] 5-20% Aqueous solution: Yellow liquid; [Royal Adhesives and Sealants MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used mainly as intermediate; Also used as a surfactant in industrial and household liquid soaps, in metal working fluids, lubricants, and manufacture of household and institutional furniture; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization: Supporting Documents]

Comments

5-20% Aqueous solution: May cause irritation; [Royal Adhesives and Sealants MSDS] See "Tall oil fatty acids."

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