Merck
All Photos(1)

1.12533

Sigma-Aldrich

Dodecyl sulfate sodium salt

for biochemistry and surfactant tests

Synonym(s):
Dodecyl sulfate sodium salt, Lauryl sulfate sodium salt, SDS, Dodecyl sodium sulfate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C12H25NaO4S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
288.38
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
205-788-1

Quality Level

potency

1427 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

pH

6-9 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)

mp

204-207 °C

transition temp

flash point >150 °C

solubility

>130 g/L

density

1.1 g/cm3 at 20 °C

bulk density

490‑560 kg/m3

storage temp.

15-25°C

InChI

1S/C12H26O4S.Na/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-16-17(13,14)15;/h2-12H2,1H3,(H,13,14,15);/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

DBMJMQXJHONAFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Related Categories

Analysis Note

Assay (two-phase titration): ≥ 99
Homologue purity C-12: ≥ 98
Identity (IR-spectrum): passes test
Solubility (Ethanol): passes test
Absorbance A (220-350 nm; 3 %; 1 cm; water): ≤ 0.10
Chloride (Cl): ≤ 0.01 %
Phosphate (PO₄): ≤ 0.0001 %
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤ 0.0005 %
Water (according to Karl Fischer): ≤ 1

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Sol. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

4.1B - Flammable solid hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

338.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

170 °C

Certificate of Analysis

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Analysis (COA).

Certificate of Quality

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Quality (COQ).

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service