Agent Name

Sodium ligninsulfonate

Alternative Name

Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt

CAS Number

8061-51-6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt; AHR 2438B; Banirex N; Betz 402; Desulfonated spent pulping liquor; Dispergator reax; Dispergator ufoxane; Lignin sodium sulfonate; Lignosite 458; Lignosite 854; Lignosol D 10; Lignosol XD; Maracell C; Maracell E; Marasperse B; Marasperse CBS; Marasperse N; Marasperse N 22; Marasperse N 22 dispersant; Orzan S; Peritan NA; Polignate sodium; Polyfon; Polyfon F; Polyfon H; Polyfon HUN; Polyfon O; Polyfon T; Raylig 260LR; Reax 45A; Reax 80C; Reax 85A; Reax disperser; Reveal NM; Reveal SM; Reveal SM 5; Reveal WM; Sanekis P 213; Sanekis P 552; Sodium base spent sulfite liquor; Sodium lignin sulfonate; Sodium ligninsulfonate; Sodium lignosulfite; Sodium lignosulfonic acid; Sodium polignate; Sulfonated lignin sodium salt; UF 10000A; Urzan S; Vanicell; Vanirex HW; Vanirex N; Vanisperse; Vanisperse grade CB; Wanin S; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Tan solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dispersant, emulsion stabilizer, chelator, and ore flotation agent; Also used to enhance PCBs biodegradation, as a concrete additive, in oil well drilling muds, as a soil stabilizer and road binder, to modify viscosity of molasses in animal feeds, as a binder (ceramics, bricks, and refractories), and as a veterinary medication; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes weight loss and liver injury (abnormal liver function tests) in high-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] A strong oxidizing agent; [CAMEO] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 480 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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