Agent Name

Sulfoacetic acid

CAS Number

123-43-3

Formula

C2-H4-O5-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Acetic acid, sulfo-; Kyselina sulfooctova [Czech]; Sulfoethanoic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Monohydrate: Hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index]

Comments

Emergency medical treatment: acids; [HSDB] Severe eye irritant in rabbit testing; [RTECS] A lachrymator; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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