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A11450 Potassium ethyl xanthate, 97+%

CAS Number
140-89-6
Synonyms
Ethyl potassium xanthate
O-Ethylxanthic acid potassium salt

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A11450-22 100g 51.60
A11450-36 500g 189.00
A11450-0E 2500g 794.00
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Potassium ethyl xanthate, 97+%

MDL
MFCD00004931
EINECS
205-439-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H5KOS2
Formula Weight
160.30
Melting point
ca 205° dec.
Flash Point
205°(401°F)
Density
1.558
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Potassium ethyl xanthate is used as a reagent for extraction of metal ions into organic solvents and in the preparation of 2-mercapto benzimidazoles and 2-mercapto benzoxazoles by reacting with o-phenylenediamines and o-amino phenols respectively. It acts as a precursor in the production of unsymmetrical sulfides through cross-coupling reaction and as a floatation agent in the mining industry. It is involved in the determination of cadmium in water samples by substoichiometric radiochemical method and the adsorption of colloidal dye disperse Blue 3 onto pretreated polyester fabric.

Notes

Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents and water.

Literature References

Reagent for extraction of metal ions into organic solvents: Talanta, 23, 417 (1975).

For conversion of arene diazonium salts to thiols via the aryl ethyl xanthate, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 3, 809 (1955). [Caution! explosive diazonium xanthates may be formed: Org. Synth. Coll., 5, 1050 (1973)].

For use in the conversion of o-phenylenediamines to 2-mercapto benzimidazoles and o-amino phenols to 2-mercapto benzoxazoles, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 4, 569 (1963).

Reaction with the tosylate of a secondary alcohol, followed by cleavage with ethylenediamine gives the thiol of opposite configuration: Synthesis, 425 (1974).

Mahmoud, M. R.; Lazaridis, N. K.; Matis, K. A. Study of flotation conditions for cadmium(II) removal from aqueous solutions. Process Saf. Environ. Prot. 2015, 94, 203-211.

Deng, J.; Lei, Y.; Wen, S.; Chen, Z. Modeling interactions between ethyl xanthate and Cu/Fe ions using DFT/B3LYP approach. Int. J. Miner. Process. 2015, 140, 43-49.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

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. 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: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7696
Beilstein
3596974
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FG1575000

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