Magnesium lauryl sulfate

  • Sulfuric acid, monododecyl ester, magnesium salt
Formula
(C12H26O4S)2.Mg
Structure
Description
Light yellow liquid with a mild odor.
Uses
Surfactant, adjuvant, Insecticide, Microbiocide, Fungicide

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3097-08-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
221-450-6
RTECS
WT0900000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
5186765
EPA OPP
79017
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4419
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
2C12H25O4S*Mg
Formula mass
555.17
Density
1.04 g/cm3 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
If fire or intense heat prevail, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Ingestion causes mild irritation of stomach. Contact with liquid causes mild irritation of eyes. Skin is mildly irritated with prolonged contact.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Consult a doctor if large amount was ingested.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Flush with water.
   Eyes
Flush with water; consult a doctor if irritation persists.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
DSM