Sodium cumenesulfonate

Agent Name
Sodium cumenesulfonate
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Sodium cumenesulfonate formula graphical representation
Benzenesulfonic acid, (1-methylethyl)-, sodium salt; Sodium cumenesulphonate; ar-Cumenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] Cumenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; Cumenesulfonate, sodium salt; Sodium cumene sulfonate; Benzenesulfonic acid (1 methylethyl) sodium salt; Methylethylbenzenesulfonate, sodium salt; [OECD SIDS: Hydrotropes - 2005] Cumolsulfonsaeure–Na–Salz; Natrium–cumolsulfonat; [IUCLID]
Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives
White to cream powder; [Chem Service MSDS]
Used as a coupling agent to solubilize water insoluble, incompatible, and/or complex components of household and institutional cleaning products and personal care products; [OECD SIDS: Hydrotropes - 2005] Used in the textile processing and personal-domestic use industries, as a cleaning/washing agent, disinfectant, surface-active agent, and impregnating agent; [IUCLID] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]
Hydrotropes are mild eye irritants; Significant absorption occurs after ingestion but not after skin application; Not skin sensitizers in animal testing; Acute toxicity in animals includes decreased activity, prostration, increased salivation, diarrhea, and congestion of the liver; Negative carcinogenic data in dermal exposure studies; No developmental toxicity to calcium xylene sulfonate in rats; [OECD SIDS: Hydrotropes - 2005] See "Sodium p-tolyl sulfonate."
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
8.2E-12 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) > 770,000 mg/m3

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent