(C14-C18) Alkyl alcohol sulfuric acid sodium salt

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(C14-C18) Alkyl alcohol sulfuric acid sodium salt
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(C14-C18) Alkyl alcohol sulfuric acid, sodium salt; (C14-C18) Alkylalcohol sulfuric acid, sodium salt; SDA 17-062-04; Sulfuric acid, mono-C14-18-alkyl esters, sodium salts; [ChemIDplus]
An anionic surfactant used in consumer, commercial, and institutional detergents and cleaning products; Alkyl sulfates are also found in a wide variety of household products such as toothpastes, shampoos, antacids, and cosmetics, with other uses including emulsion polymerization, froth flotation in pharmaceuticals, pigment dispersion, fire fighting foams, emulsifiers for insecticides, printing ink manufacture, additives in plastics and paints, food and feed applications, adhesives, paper and paperboard, coatings, closures, rubber articles, and textiles; [OECD SIDS]
Alkyl sulfates demonstrate decreasing irritation and acute toxicity with increasing carbon chain length; May cause corrosive injuries to skin and eyes; No skin sensitization; May cause liver injury; [OECD SIDS]
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Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Skin burns

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