A synthetic crystalline acid with detergent and surfactant properties.
- Alternative name: 2-hydroxyethanesulphonic acid; chemical formula: HOCH2CH2SO3H
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- A process for the preparation of isethionic acid involving the reaction of sodium isethionate and hydrogen chloride in an alcoholic solvent is described.
- Experiments designed to determine whether the predominant anion of lobster and other nerves is also isethionic acid are in progress.