Agent Name

Sodium p-decylbenzenesulfonate

CAS Number

2627-06-7

Formula

C16-H26-O3-S.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

4-Decylbenzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-decyl-, sodium salt; Benzenesulfonic acid, p-decyl-, sodium salt; Sodium 4-decylbenzenesulfonate; p-(n-Decyl)benzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as anionic surfactant in synthetic detergents; [HSDB]

Comments

Linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS): compounds with a sulfonated aromatic ring and a linear alkyl chain usually containing 10 to 14 carbon atoms; Commercial product is mixture of more than twenty of these homologues and isomers; Causes moderate skin and eye irritation (increases with concentration); Moderately toxic by inhalation; Effects in high-dose animal studies include increase in relative liver weight and effect on kidney tubular epithelium; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

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