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100-53-8 - Benzyl mercaptan, 99% - Thiobenzyl alcohol - alpha-Toluenethiol - B20081 - Alfa Aesar

B20081 Benzyl mercaptan, 99%

CAS Number
100-53-8
Synonyms
Thiobenzyl alcohol
alpha-Toluenethiol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 18.09
100g 31.05
500g 103.82
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Benzyl mercaptan, 99%

MDL
MFCD00004867
EINECS
202-862-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H8S
Formula Weight
124.21
Melting point
-30°
Boiling Point
194-195°
Flash Point
70°(158°F)
Density
1.053
Refractive Index
1.5760
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.

Applications

A common laboratory alkylthiol, which can be used as a source of thiol function. It also finds it uses as an odorant, synthetic flavor, and as a bacteriostat.

Notes

Air sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents and air. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

John Y. Gui, et al. Adsorption and surface structural chemistry of thiophenol, benzyl mercaptan, and alkyl mercaptans. Comparative studies at silver(111) and platinum(111) electrodes by means of Auger spectroscopy, electron energy loss spectroscopy, low energy electron diffraction and electrochemistry.Langmuir.1991,7(5), 955-963.

Kiyoharu Nishide, et al. Synthetic equivalents of benzenethiol and benzyl mercaptan having faint smell: odor reducing effect of trialkylsilyl group.Tetrahedron Lett,2002,43(47), 8569-8573.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H330-H302-H400-H410-H227

Fatal if inhaled. Harmful if swallowed. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P273-P280f-P304+P340-P310-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective clothing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,9322
Beilstein
605864
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XT8650000

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