Agent Name

Sodium benzosulfonate

CAS Number

515-42-4

Formula

C6-H5-O3-S.Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; Dispersant GN; Sodium benzene monosulfonate; Sodium benzenesulfonate; Sodium phenylsulfonate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Description

Solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as chemical intermediate, detergent, disinfectant, and anionic surfactant; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LD50 (mouse) = 9378 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin irritant in guinea pig testing; No teratogenic effects in pregnant mice receiving doses up to the fatal dose of 300 mg/kg; [HSDB]

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