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Dioctyl Sulfosuccinic Acid

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A06AA

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0010041-19-7

Chemical Formula

C20-H38-O7-S

Molecular Weight

422

Therapeutic Categories

Ear-wax softening agent

Laxative: Emollient

Pharmaceutic aid: Surfactant

Chemical Names

1,4-Bis(2-etylhexyl) sulfosuccinate

Butanedioic acid, sulfo-, 1,4-bis(2-etylhexyl) ester

Butanedioic acid, sulfo-, 1,4-bis(2-etylhexyl) ester, sodium salt

Foreign Name

  • Dioctylsuccinatsulfonsäure (German)

Generic Names

  • Docusate hydrogen (IS)
  • EINECS 233-124-0 (IS)

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