Trisodium sulfosuccinate
Time: 2013-08-19 01:28:31
Trisodium sulfosuccinate
Synonyms
Butanedioic acid, 2-sulfo-, sodium salt (1:3);
Butanedioic acid, sulfo-, trisodium salt;
Category
Anionic Surfactant
>> Sulfonate
>> Chain Sulfonate
>> Carboxyl Alkyl Sulfonate
>> Carboxyl Linear Alkyl Sulfonate
Chemical Numbering System
CASRN13419-59-5
EINECS236-524-3
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C4H3Na3O7S; C4H6O7S.Na3
Molecular Weight: 264.10
Structure
Properties
Appearance    (1), solid; (2), liquid.
Solubility    soluble in water.
Stability    stable.
Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.
GHS (Rev.6) label:  
Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability    biodegradable.
Characteristics    excellent chelating, emulsifying, wetting, dispersing abilities.
Synthesis
Maleic acid reacts with sodium bisulfite, then refine and obtain.
Quality Standards & Test Methods
1. Physical and chemical indexes
Item
Physical and chemical indexes
Solid
Actives, %, ≥
90.0
Test Methods
(1), Actives
 
2. Hazardous substances indexes
Item
Hazardous substances indexes
Solid
Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤
20
As, mg/Kg, ≤
3
Test Methods
(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals
(2), As
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.
(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances; or furtherly test for microorganisms.
Major Uses
1. Typical Applications
Use as chelating agent.
Use as dispersing agent.
2. Personal care products
Chelating agent, buffering agent, hydrotrope in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
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