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542-85-8 - Ethyl isothiocyanate, 97% - A19492 - Alfa Aesar

A19492 Ethyl isothiocyanate, 97%

CAS Number
542-85-8
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 41.40
100g 97.00
500g 377.00
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Ethyl isothiocyanate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00004820
EINECS
208-831-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CH2NCS
Formula Weight
87.14
Melting point
-6°
Boiling Point
130-132°
Flash Point
32°(89°F)
Density
0.995
Refractive Index
1.5110
Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Reacts with water. Soluble in chlorinated and aromatic hydrocarbons. Miscible in ethanol and ether.

Applications

It is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Store away from alcohols, amines, water/moisture and oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas.

Literature References

Antonietta Melchini, et al. Enhanced in vitro biological activity of synthetic 2-(2-pyridyl) ethyl isothiocyanate compared to natural 4-(methylsulfinyl) butyl isothiocyanate.Journal of medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry.2012,55(22), 9682-9692.

Wu H, et al. Antifungal vapor-phase Activity of a Combination of Allyl Isothiocyanate and Ethyl Isothiocyanate Against Botrytis cinerea and Penicillium expansum Infection on Apples.Journal of phytopathology.2011,159(6), 450-455.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300-H310-H330-H334-H314-H318-H226-H400

Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Flammable liquid and vapour. Very toxic to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,3815
Beilstein
1737705
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
NX8590000

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