Agent Name

9-Octadecenoic acid (9Z)-, sulfonated, sodium salt

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Sulfonated oleic acid, sodium salt; Sulfonated sodium oleates; 9-Octadecenoic acid (9Z)-, sulfonated, sodium salts; 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-, sulfonated, sodium salts; Oleic acid, sulfonated, sodium salt; Sodium sulfonate oleic acid; [ChemIDplus]




Formulated as liquid soluble concentrate; [Reference #1]


Used as a no-rinse sanitizer (targets animal pathogen bacteria) for food processing facilities (non-porous dairy, beverage, brewery, and food processing equipment); The RED also covers the chemical "octadecanoic acid, sulfo, sodium salt" (CAS# 67998-94-1) which is a manufacturing by-product and minor constituent; [Reference #1]


Approved by the FDA for indirect food use at levels up to 200 ppm for food processing equipment and glass milk bottles; An eye and mild skin irritant in rabbits; Not likely to cause adverse reproductive, developmental, carcinogenic, or mutagenic effects; [Reference #1] See "Sodium oleate."

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Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,020 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

VP < 1.0 E -6 mm Hg; [Reference #1]

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