Agent Name

Sodium 2-ethylhexyl sulfate

Alternative Name

Sodium ethasulfate

CAS Number

126-92-1

Formula

C8-H18-O4-S.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium ethasulfate; Tergemist; 08-Union Carbide; 1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt; 1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, sulfate, sodium salt; 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol hydrogen sulfate sodium salt; 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol sodium sulfate; 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol sulfate sodium salt; 2-Ethylhexyl sodium sulfate; 2-Ethylhexylsiran sodny [Czech]; 2-Ethylhexylsulfate sodium; Emcol D 5-10; Emersal 6465; Etasulfate de sodium [INN-French]; Etasulfato sodico [INN-Spanish]; Ethasulfate sodium; Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt; Mono(2-ethylhexyl) sulfate sodium salt; Mono(2-ethylhexyl)sulfate sodium salt; NIA proof 08; Natrii etasulfas [INN-Latin]; Pentrone ON; Propaste 6708; Sipex bos; Sodium (2-ethylhexyl)alcohol sulfate; Sodium etasulfate; Sodium mono(2-ethylhexyl) sulfate; Sodium octyl sulfate, iso; Sodium(2-ethylhexyl)alcohol sulfate; Sole Tege TS-25; Sulfirol 8; Sulfuric acid, mono(2-ethylhexyl) ester, sodium salt; Tergitol 08; Tergitol Anionic 08; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as wetting agent for the mercerization of cotton and a surfactant in dishwashing detergents; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment after ingestion: detergents and soaps; Irritating to skin and eyes; [HSDB] A skin, eye, nose, throat, and respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

22.5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 30 mg/m3/8h

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