Sodium xylenesulfonate

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Sodium xylenesulfonate
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Sodium xylenesulfonate formula graphical representation
Dimethylbenzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; Benzenesulfonic acid, dimethyl-, sodium salt; Conco SXS; Cyclophil SXS 30; Eltesol SX 30; Hydrotrope; Naxonate; Naxonate G; Richonate SXS; Sodium dimethylbenzenesulfonate; Stepanate X; Surco SXS; Ultrawet 40SX; Xylenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]
Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives
White solid; [ICSC] Colorless solid; [CHEMINFO] Faintly beige powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as a hydrotropic solvent in liquid household detergents, shampoos, degreasing compounds, glues in the leather industry, and printing pastes in the textile industry; Also used to extract pentosans and lignin in the paper industry; [HSDB]
Hydrotropes are mild eye irritants; Significant absorption occurs after ingestion but not after skin application; Not skin sensitizers in animal testing; Acute toxicity in animals includes decreased activity, prostration, increased salivation, diarrhea, and congestion of the liver; [OECD SIDS: Hydrotropes - 2005] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC] An irritant; [MSDSonline]
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