Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate Properties

Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate

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Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate is a common ingredient in consumer products. It is an anionic surfactant and a common ingredient in consumer products, especially laxatives of the stool softener type. It is also used as an emulsifying, wetting, and dispersing agent, as a pesticide, as well as a component of the oil dispersant Corexit, excellent emulsifier, detergent and penetrant that is used in textile industry. It is used to treat constipation, in painful anorectal conditions.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to Off-White Waxy Solid
Brand Name Aqualax; Calube; Colace;Colace Micro-Enema; Correctol Softgel Extra Gentle; DC-240; Dialose; Diocto; Dioctocal; Dioctosoftez; Dioctyn; Dionex; Doc-Q-Lace; Docu Soft; Docucal; Doculax; Docusoft S; DOK; DOS; Doss-Relief; DSS;Fleet Sof-Lax; Genasoft, Kasof; Laxa-basic; Modane Soft; Octycine-100; Preferred Plus Pharmacy Stool Softener; Regulax SS, Sulfalax Calcium; Sur-Q-Lax; Surfak Stool Softener; Therevac-SB
CAS Number 577-11-7
Density 1.1 g/cm3
EINECS Number 209-406-4
IUPAC Name Sodium 1,4-bis(2-ethylhexoxy)-1,4-dioxobutane-2-sulfonate
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
Melting Point 153-157 °C
Molar Mass 444.56 g/mol
Molecular Formula C20H37NaO7S
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number WN0525000
Solubility 1.5 g/100 ml
Synonyms Aerosol OT;AOT;Sodium Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) Sulfosuccinate;Docusate Sodium;DSS;Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate;Sodium Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate;Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) Sulfosuccinate Sodium Salt;DOSS