Magnesium laureth sulfate

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Magnesium laureth sulfate
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Names
Other names
Magnesium laureth sulphate; Magnesium lauryl ether sulphate; Magnesium polyethylene glycol lauryl ether sulfate; Polyethylene glycol lauryl ether sulfate magnesium salt
Identifiers
62755-21-9 YesY
ChemSpider
PubChem 44150971
Properties
(C12H26SO4(C2H4O)n)2Mg
Molar mass 819.3994 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Magnesium laureth sulfate is the magnesium salt of laureth sulfate (2-dodecoxyethylsulfate), which is in turn the ester of laureth (2-dodecoxylethanol) and sulfuric acid. It is used mainly in the chemical industry for the preparation of specialized shampoos for people of delicate skin. It works even in hard water.

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