Triethanolamine lauryl sulfate

  • Lauryl sulfate triethanolamine salt
  • Triethanolamine dodecyl sulfate
  • Sulfuric acid, monododecyl ester, compd. with 2,2',2''-nitrilotris[ethanol] (1:1)
  • TEA-lauryl sulfate
  • Standapol T
  • Carsonol TLS
Formula
C12H26O4S.C6H15NO3
Structure
Description
Clear, pale yellow liquid.
Uses
Surfactant for fire fighting foams, textile auxiliary.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
139-96-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-388-7
RTECS
WT1000000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
3788739
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-01524
EPA OPP
79046
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4064
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H26O4S*C6H15NO3
Formula mass
415.66
Density
1.04 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Storage temperature should not exceed 40 deg C. Product may become cloudy if stored below 0 deg C for prolonged periods. Avoid contact with copper and copper alloys. Keep in a cool place.
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
Eye - Wear chemical monogoggles. Skin - Wear gauntlet type nitrile rubber gloves, standard issue work clothes and chemical resistant safety shoes or boots. If splashes are likely to occur, wear disposable one-piece coated overall with integral hood.
Respirators
Not normally required. If risk of inhalation of mists/spray, wear half mask respirator with organic vapour cartridge and built-in particulate filter.
Small spills/leaks
In case of small spills, absorb or contain liquid with sand, earth or spill control material. For large spills, prevent from spreading by making a barrier with sand, earth or other containment material. Shovel up and place in a labelled, sealable container for subsequent safe disposal. Flush contaminated area with plenty of water.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Osides of carbon, nitrogen and sulfur.

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.
Hazards
Toxic vapors of triethanolamine and oxides of nitrogen may form in fire.
Combustion products
Toxic vapors of triethanolamine and oxides of nitrogen may form in fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Exhibits a low to moderate order of acute oral toxicity. May irritate the upper digestive tract.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of vapours or mists may cause irritation.
   Skin
Exhibits a low order of acute dermal toxicity. Severe irritant.
   Eyes
Severe irritant.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Consult a doctor if large amount was ingested.
   Inhalation
Move patient to fresh air. Monitor for respiratory distress. If cough or difficulty breathing develops, evaluate for respiratory tract irritation, bronchitis, or pneumonitis. Administer oxygen and assist ventilation as required. Treat bronchospasm with beta2 agonist and corticosteroid aerosols.
   Skin
Flush with water.
   Eyes
Flush with water; consult a doctor if irritation persists.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
DST