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151-21-3 - Sodium n-dodecyl sulfate (SDS), 20% aq. soln. - J63394 - Alfa Aesar

J63394 Sodium n-dodecyl sulfate (SDS), 20% aq. soln.

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250ml 40.17
500ml 64.27
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Sodium n-dodecyl sulfate (SDS), 20% aq. soln.


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Miscible with ethanol.


Sodium n-dodecyl sulfate 20% aq. solution is used as an anionic surfactant. It is also used as fat emulsifier, a wetting agent, a detergent in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and toothpastes. It also serves as a research tool in protein biochemistry. It is mainly used in detergents for laundry with many cleaning applications.


Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Zhao, M.; Yuan, J.; Zheng, L. Spontaneous formation of vesicles by N-dodecyl-N-methylpyrrolidinium bromide (C 12 MPB) ionic liquid and sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) in aqueous solution. Colloids Surf., A 2012, 407, 116-120.

Chen, S.; Duhamel, J.; Peng, B.; Zaman, M.; Tam, K. C. Interactions between a Series of Pyrene End-Labeled Poly (ethylene oxide) s and Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate in Aqueous Solution Probed by Fluorescence. Langmuir 2014, 30, (44), 13164-13175.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H313

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful in contact with skin.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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