- Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid
- Laurylbenzenesulfonic acid
- Sulframin Acid
- Catalyst 600
- Ufacid K
- Polystep A 13
Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid is a colorless liquid.
Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid is used as an impregnation medium for detection of amino acids and dipeptides by use of thin layer chromatography.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Odor Threshold Odor threshold 200 mg/L in water
0.9 g/cm3 (25 C) (solvent)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials. Keep away from metals. Corrosives area. Do not store near alkaline substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use only in a well ventilated area. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Wash area with soap and water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Oxidizers, alkaline substances, metals.
Carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.
Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Solid streams of water may be ineffective. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible. Use alcohol foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Use water spray to knock-down vapors.
Nonflammable. Combustible in hot flame.
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
May give off SO 3 , SO 2 and H 2 S
Harmful if swallowed. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
May cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract with sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath and delayed lung edema.
Causes severe skin irritation and burns.
Causes severe eye burns. May cause irreversible eye injury.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical aid immediately. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.