Agent Name

4-Ethylbenzenesulfonic acid

CAS Number

98-69-1

Formula

C8-H10-O3-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-ethyl-; Benzenesulfonic acid, p-ethyl-; Phenylethane-p-sulfonate; p-Ethylbenzenesulfonic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Sources/Uses

Used in wastewater treatment; [HSDB]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Aryl sulfonic acids, liquid, with not more than 5% free Sulfuric acid."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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