Agent Name

Diethylene glycol monolauryl ether sodium sulfate

CAS Number

3088-31-1

Formula

C16-H34-O6-S.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

PEG-(1-4) Lauryl ether sulfate, sodium salt; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-sulfo-omega(dodecyloxy)-, sodium salt; Polyethylene glycol (1-4) lauryl ether sulfate, sodium salt; Polyoxyethylene (1-4) lauryl ether sulfate, sodium salt; Sodium laureth sulfate; Sodium lauryl ether sulfate; Sodium polyoxyethylene lauryl sulfate; 2-(2-Dodecyloxyethoxy)ethyl sodium sulfate; Diethylene glycol monododecyl ether sodium sulfate; Diethylene glycol monododecyl ether sulfate sodium salt; Diethylene glycol monolauryl ether sulfate sodium salt; Ethanol, 2-(2-(dodecyloxy)ethoxy)-, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt; Lauristyl diglycol ether sulfate sodium salt; Lauryl diethylene glycol ether sulfonate sodium; Sodium diethylene glycol dodecyl ether sulfate; Sodium dioxyethylenedodecyl ether sulfate; Sodium lauryl alcohol diglycol ether sulfate; Sodium lauryl di(oxyethyl) sulfate; Sodium lauryloxyethoxyethyl sulfate; Sodiumlaurylglycolether sulfate; Sulfuric acid mono(2-(2-(dodecyloxy)ethoxy)ethyl) ether sodium salt; Tergentol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Sources/Uses

Used in detergents, hair sprays, and hair care compositions; [HSDB]

Comments

An undiluted shampoo containing 7% sodium myreth sulfate, a similar compound, is a mild to moderate eye irritant in rabbits; [HSDB]

Reference Link

PubMed: Profile of irritant patch testing with detergents: sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate and alkyl polyglucoside.

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