Agent Name

Sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate

CAS Number

25155-30-0

Formula

C18-H29-O3-S.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Sodium lauryl benzene sulfonate; AA-10; AA-9; Abeson NAM; Benzenesulfonic acid, dodecyl-, sodium salt; Bio-Soft D-35X; Bio-Soft D-40; Calsoft F-90; Calsoft L-40; Conco AAS-35; Conco AAS-35H; Conco AAS-40; Conco AAS-40S; Conco AAS-45S; Conco AAS-50; Detergent HD-90; Dodecyl benzene sodium sulfonate; Dodecyl benzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; Dodecylbenzene sodium sulfonate; Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid sodium salt; Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; Dodecylbenzenesulphonate, sodium salt; Dodecylbenzensulfonan sodny [Czech]; Mercol 25; Mercol 30; P-1',1',4',4'-Tetramethyloktylbenzensulfonan sodny [Czech]; Pilot SF-40B; Richonate 1850; Richonate 45B; SDBS; Sandet 60; Santomerse 3; Santomerse No. 1; Santomerse No. 85; Sodium n-dodecylbenzene sulfonate; Sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid; Sodium dodecylbenzenesulphonate; Sodium dodecylphenylsulfonate; Sodium laurylbenzenesulfonate; Sol sodowa kwasu laurylobenzenosulfonowego [Polish]; Steinaryl NKS 100; Steinaryl NKS 50; Stepan DS 60; Stepantan DS 40; Sulfapolu [Polish]; Sulfaril paste; Sulframin 1238 slurry; Sulframin 1250 slurry; Sulframin 40 flakes; Sulframin 40 granular; Sulframin 40RA; Sulframin 85; Sulframin 90 flakes; Sulfuril; Trepolate F 40; Ultrawet 60K; Ultrawet K; Ultrawet KX; Ultrawet SK; Vista C 550; Witconate 1238; Witconate 1250; Witconate 60 B; X 2073; p-Dodecylbenzensulfonan sodny [Czech]; sodium n-Dodecylbenzene sulfonate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

White to light-yellow solid; [Hawley] Light yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as anionic detergent; [Merck Index] Used in the textile processing industry and in pesticides; [IUCLID]

Comments

The dodecyl branch may be many different isomers with the benzene attached in multiple positions; [Hawley] May be irritating to skin; [Merck Index] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC] A skin irritant; Corrosive to eyes; [eChemPortal: ERMA] 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] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

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