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dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid
dodecylbenzenesulphonic acid

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CAS Number: 27176-87-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):106602-89-5
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:248-289-4
Nikkaji Web:J181.022G
XlogP3-AA:6.90 (est)
Molecular Weight:326.49970000
Formula:C18 H30 O3 S
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DG SANTE Food Contact Materials:dodecylbenzenesulphonic acid
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Flash Point: 32.00 °F. TCC ( 0.00 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 6.780 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 0.7032 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: cleansing agents
For experimental / research use only.
Dodecyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA)
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Dodecylbenzenesulphonic acid 95%
Kao Corporation
Odor: characteristic
Use: Industrial detergent. Emulsifier for emulsion polymerization. Base for laundry detergent.
Kao Corporation
Odor: characteristic
Use: Primary surfactant. Acid form. Wetting agent and high foaming detergent.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid solution 70 wt. % in isopropanol
SysKem Chemie
Dodecyl Benzene Sulphonic Acid
Universal Preserv-A-Chem Inc.
Odor: characteristic
Use: Used in a variety of oil field functions and applications such as a wetting agent, paraffin inhibitor, dispersant, foamer, emulsion breaker, cleaner/detergent and acidizing agent.
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 650 mg/kg
Archives of Toxicology. Vol. 32, Pg. 245, 1974.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Recommendation for dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):27176-87-0
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :25457
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
 2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid
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Canada Domestic Sub. List:27176-87-0
Pubchem (cid):25457
Pubchem (sid):134996990
Other Information:
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31031
•grades of purity: 95% to 97.5% •grades: industrial, 98% active, free acid and salt •nacconol 98sa •nansa ssa •nansa 1042p •richonic acid b •sulframin acid 1298 •bio-soft s 100 •calsoft las 99 •dobanic acid jn •dobanic acid 83 •marlon as 3 •e 7256 •elfan wa sulphonic acid •alkasurf la-acid •carsosulf ul-100 •conco aas-98 •cycloryl absa •reworyl sulfonic acid k •rueterg sulfonic acid •witco 1298 sulfonic acid
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 benzenesulfonic acid, dodecyl ester
 benzenesulfonic acid, dodecyl-
 calsoft LAS 99
 dobanic acid 83
 dobanic acid JN
 dodecyl benzene sulfonic acid
 dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid
2-dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid
 dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid [NA2584] [Corrosive]
 dodecylbenzenesulphonic acid
 elfan WA sulphonic acid
 laurylbenzenesulfonic acid
 marlon AS 3
 nacconol 98SA
 nansa 1042P
 nansa SSA
 richonic acid B
 sulframin acid 1298
 ufacid K
 witco 1298 sulfonic acid


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The Na salt is likely to be a minor component of sodium laurybenzenesulfonate used as a detergent in food processing. See CPZ38-G and CPZ42-D
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