Agent Name

Dodecyl benzene sulfonic acid

CAS Number

27176-87-0

Formula

C18-H30-O3-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonic acid, dodecyl-; Bio-Soft S 100; Calsoft las 99; Ddbsa; Dobanic acid 83; Dobanic acid JN; Dodecylbenzenesulfonate; Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid; Dodecylbenzenesulphonic acid; Elfan WA sulphonic acid; Laurylbenzenesulfonic acid; Marlon AS 3; Nacconol 98SA; Nansa 1042P; Nansa SSA; Richonic acid B; Sulframin acid 1298; Witco 1298 sulfonic acid; n-Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid; [ChemIDplus] UN2586

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Description

Yellow to brown liquid; [ICSC] Colorless liquid, soluble in water; [CAMEO] Brown viscous liquid with a sulfur dioxide odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in thin-layer chromatography to detect amino acids and dipeptides; Also used in cleaning baths, pickling baths, and detergent manufacturing; [HSDB]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Corrosive to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [ICSC] Can cause second-degree burns after a few minutes contact; [CHRIS] Harmful if swallowed; Causes burns; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.93E-11 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 149 deg C; [ICSC]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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