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Docusate sodium

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
Docusate sodium salt, AOT, Bis(2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate sodium salt, Sodium bis(2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate, Sulfobutanedioic acid bis(2-ethylhexyl ester) sodium salt, Sulfosuccinic acid bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester sodium salt, ‘Dioctyl’ sulfosuccinate sodium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H37NaO7S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
444.56
Beilstein:
4117588
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

docusate calcium

manufacturer/tradename

USP

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

[Na+].CCCCC(CC)COC(=O)CC(C(=O)OCC(CC)CCCC)S([O-])(=O)=O

InChI

1S/C20H38O7S.Na/c1-5-9-11-16(7-3)14-26-19(21)13-18(28(23,24)25)20(22)27-15-17(8-4)12-10-6-2;/h16-18H,5-15H2,1-4H3,(H,23,24,25);/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

APSBXTVYXVQYAB-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Docusate sodium USP reference standard for use in specified quality tests and assays.

Also used to prepare standard and standard stock solution for assay and identification according to the given below monographs of United States Pharmacopeia (USP):
  • Docusate Sodium Solution
  • Docusate Sodium Tablets
  • Docusate Sodium Syrup
Forms reverse micelles in hydrocarbon solvents; Suitable for the solubilization of the major myelin transmembrane proteolipid

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2


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