Agent Name

Sodium oleate

CAS Number

143-19-1

Formula

C18-H34-O2.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

9-Octadecenoic acid, sodium salt; Osteum; Sodium 9-octadecenoate; 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-, sodium salt; Eunatrol; Olate flakes; Oleic acid, sodium salt; Sodium 9-octadecenoate, (Z)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Light tan solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in ore flotation, waterproofing textiles, metal polishes, polymer curing, and veterinary medicine; Used as emulsifier for oil/water systems and in the polymerization of butadiene; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild skin and mucous membrane irritant; [Merck Index] An eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB];

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.8E-13 mm Hg

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