Agent Name

Potassium oleate

Alternative Name

Potassium cis-9-octadecenoic acid

CAS Number

143-18-0

Formula

C18-H34-O2.K

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Potassium cis-9-octadecenoic acid; 9-Octadecenoic acid, potassium salt; Potassium 9-octadecenoate; 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-, potassium salt; Oleic acid, potassium salt; Potassium 9-octadecenoate, (Z)-; Potassium cis-9-octadecenoate; Trenamine D-200; Trenamine D-201; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Yellowish, brownish, or grey-tan solid or brown liquid; [HSDB] Brown solid or clear to amber liquid; [CAMEO] Beige powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as detergent and emulsifying agent; Also used in fungicidal preparations; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB]; An irritant; [MSDSonline]

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