Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, lead (2+) salt;
Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, lead (2+) salt (2:1);
2-Ethylcaproic acid, lead (2+) salt;
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Chemical Numbering System
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C16H30O4Pb; C8H16O2.1/2Pb
Molecular Weight: 493.61
Appearance (1), yellow paste.
Solubility insoluble in water. soluble inethyl ether, benzene.
Risk Paste form: toxic; flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.
GHS (Rev.7) label:
Ecology be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics excellent emulsifying, dispersing,lubricating, antibacterial, preservative, solubilizing abilities.
Sodium 2-ethylhexanoate reacts with lead sulfate, then obtain.
Quality Standards & Test Methods
1. Physical and chemical indexes
Physical and chemical indexes
Actives, %, ≥
Pb, %, ≥
GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods
GB/T 5173 Surface active agents and detergents－Determination of anionic-active matter by direct two-phase titration procedure
ISO 2271 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Determination of anionic-active matter by manual or mechanical direct two-phase titration procedure
2. Hazardous substances indexes
Hazardous substances indexes
As, mg/kg, ≤
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic
3. Further explanation
(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.
1. Typical applications
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Drier in paint. Alternative to lead naphthenate.
Catalytic curing agent in polyurethane reaction.
Update: 20131102(1); 20180316(2);