Sodium ligninsulfonate

Agent Name
Sodium ligninsulfonate
Alternative Name
Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt; AHR 2438B; Banirex N; Betz 402; Desulfonated spent pulping liquor; Dispergator reax; Dispergator ufoxane; Lignin sodium sulfonate; Lignosite 458; Lignosite 854; Lignosol D 10; Lignosol XD; Maracell C; Maracell E; Marasperse B; Marasperse CBS; Marasperse N; Marasperse N 22; Marasperse N 22 dispersant; Orzan S; Peritan NA; Polignate sodium; Polyfon; Polyfon F; Polyfon H; Polyfon HUN; Polyfon O; Polyfon T; Raylig 260LR; Reax 45A; Reax 80C; Reax 85A; Reax disperser; Reveal NM; Reveal SM; Reveal SM 5; Reveal WM; Sanekis P 213; Sanekis P 552; Sodium base spent sulfite liquor; Sodium lignin sulfonate; Sodium ligninsulfonate; Sodium lignosulfite; Sodium lignosulfonic acid; Sodium polignate; Sulfonated lignin sodium salt; UF 10000A; Urzan S; Vanicell; Vanirex HW; Vanirex N; Vanisperse; Vanisperse grade CB; Wanin S; [ChemIDplus]
Other Organic Compounds
Tan solid; [HSDB]
Used as a dispersant, emulsion stabilizer, chelator, and ore flotation agent; Also used to enhance PCBs biodegradation, as a concrete additive, in oil well drilling muds, as a soil stabilizer and road binder, to modify viscosity of molasses in animal feeds, as a binder (ceramics, bricks, and refractories), and as a veterinary medication; [HSDB]
Causes weight loss and liver injury (abnormal liver function tests) in high-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] A strong oxidizing agent; [CAMEO] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Lethal Concentration
LC (rat) > 480 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent