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22585 Ethanethiol, 97%

CAS Number
75-08-1
Synonyms
Ethyl mercaptan

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
22585-AC 25ml 14.00
22585-AE 100ml 26.00
22585-AP 500ml 54.20
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Ethanethiol, 97%

MDL
MFCD00004887
EINECS
200-837-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H6S
Formula Weight
62.13
Form
Liquid
Melting point
-148°
Boiling Point
35°
Flash Point
-48°(-55°F)
Density
0.84
Refractive Index
1.4310
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, ether, waterMiscible with alcohol, petroleum naphtha, acetone, dilute alkali and ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Applications

Ethanethiol acts as a stabilizer for adhesives and an odorant for natural gas. It is used in the odorless liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in order to find out the gas leaks. It is used as key starting material for the preparation of ethylsulfonic acid, diethyldisulfide and sodium ethylmercaptide. Further, it is also used in the underground mining industry as stench gas. In organic synthesis, it gives powerful nucleophile set- in the presence of sodium hydroxide.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, metals and strong acids.

Literature References

Zhu, C.; Liu, Y.; Lu, J.; Yang, Z.; Li, Y.; Chen, T. Decomposition of Ethanethiol Using Dielectric Barrier Discharge Combined with 185 nm UV-Light Technique. Plasma Chem. Plasma Process. 2015, 35 (2), 355-364.

Mohapatra, H.; Kim, H.; Phillips, S. T. Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Film that Autonomously Translates a Molecular Detection Event into a Macroscopic Change in Its Optical Properties via a Continuous, Thiol-Mediated Self-Propagating Reaction. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (39), 12498-12501.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H302-H317-H332

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P312-P330-P333+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,3726
Beilstein
773638
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KI9625000

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