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Document ID (ISN)72772
CIS number 99-601
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0825-4
Year 1998
Convention or series no. BUA Report 189
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Fatty alkyl sulfates
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1998. xix, 496p. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This report is a translation of a report finalized in August 1996. Main conclusions: no epidemiologic data are available on the effects of fatty alkyl sulfates (sulfuric acid esters) in humans; in studies of the skin tolerance of sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS), skin irritation was observed; irritation of the respiratory tract has been reported in persons in rooms where carpets had been treated with cleaning foam containing SDS; use of alkyl sulfate (triethanolamine lauryl sulfate) in medical treatment has shown no toxic effects. Topics: triethanolamine lauryl sulfate; sodium dodecylsulfate; criteria document; ecotoxicology; Germany; irritants; legislation; literature survey; sulfuric acid esters; toxic effects; toxicology; translation.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; sulfuric acid esters
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; triethanolamine lauryl sulfate; legislation; translation; criteria document; sodium dodecylsulfate
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Esters and salts
Pollution control