Sodium 2-ethylhexyl sulfate

Agent Name
Sodium 2-ethylhexyl sulfate
Alternative Name
Sodium ethasulfate
CAS Number
Major Category
Sodium 2-ethylhexyl sulfate formula graphical representation
Sodium ethasulfate; Tergemist; 08-Union Carbide; 1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt; 1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, sulfate, sodium salt; 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol hydrogen sulfate sodium salt; 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol sodium sulfate; 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol sulfate sodium salt; 2-Ethylhexyl sodium sulfate; 2-Ethylhexylsiran sodny [Czech]; 2-Ethylhexylsulfate sodium; Emcol D 5-10; Emersal 6465; Etasulfate de sodium [INN-French]; Etasulfato sodico [INN-Spanish]; Ethasulfate sodium; Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt; Mono(2-ethylhexyl) sulfate sodium salt; Mono(2-ethylhexyl)sulfate sodium salt; NIA proof 08; Natrii etasulfas [INN-Latin]; Pentrone ON; Propaste 6708; Sipex bos; Sodium (2-ethylhexyl)alcohol sulfate; Sodium etasulfate; Sodium mono(2-ethylhexyl) sulfate; Sodium octyl sulfate, iso; Sodium(2-ethylhexyl)alcohol sulfate; Sole Tege TS-25; Sulfirol 8; Sulfuric acid, mono(2-ethylhexyl) ester, sodium salt; Tergitol 08; Tergitol Anionic 08; [ChemIDplus]
Organic Compounds, Metal Salts
Clear colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]
Used as wetting agent for the mercerization of cotton and a surfactant in dishwashing detergents; [HSDB]
Emergency treatment after ingestion: detergents and soaps; Irritating to skin and eyes; [HSDB] A skin, eye, nose, throat, and respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; [MSDSonline]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
22.5 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC (rat) > 30 mg/m3/8h

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


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