Agent Name

Sodium tridecylbenzene sulfonate

CAS Number

26248-24-8

Formula

C19-H32-O3-S.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonic acid, tridecyl-, sodium salt; Conoco C 650; Sodium n-tridecylbenzenesulfonate; Sodium tridecylbenzenesulfonate; Tridecylbenzene sulfonic acid sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Solid; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Sources/Uses

Used as surface-active agent (household and other detergents and formulated cleaners), and in petroleum production and polymer processing; [HSDB]

Comments

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]

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