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Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate

An anionic surfactant, usually a mixture of sodium alkyl sulfates, mainly the lauryl; lowers surface tension of aqueous solutions; used as fat emulsifier, wetting agent, detergent in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and toothpastes; also as research tool in protein biochemistry.

Year introduced: 1974(1972)

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Tree Number(s): D02.033.415.220.720, D02.886.645.600.055.050.632, D10.289.220.720

MeSH Unique ID: D012967

Registry Number: 368GB5141J

Entry Terms:

  • Dodecyl Sulfate, Sodium
  • Sulfate, Sodium Dodecyl
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium
  • Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl
  • Irium

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