Formaldehyde was first reported by the Russian chemist Aleksandr Butlerov (1828-1886), but it was conclusively identified by August Wilhelm von Hofmann.
Dobanol 25-3, with the CAS NO.58391-12-1, is also called Alkyl(C12-C15) alcohol ethoxylated. It is low toxicity by ingestion and skin contact. A moderate skin and mild eye irritant. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating vapors.
The toxicity data is as follows:
|Organism||Test Type||Route||Reported Dose (Normalized Dose)||Effect||Source|
|rat||LD||skin||> 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)||National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0535381,|
|rat||LD50||oral||19gm/kg (19000mg/kg)||SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER |
GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
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