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L05442 2-(Methylthio)ethanol, 99%

CAS Number
5271-38-5
Synonyms
2-Hydroxyethyl methyl sulfide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L05442-06 5g 23.00
L05442-14 25g 42.50
L05442-22 100g 135.00
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2-(Methylthio)ethanol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002908
EINECS
226-090-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H8OS
Formula Weight
92.16
Boiling Point
169-171°
Flash Point
70°(158°F)
Density
1.060
Refractive Index
1.4944
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Not miscible in water.

Applications

2-(Methylthio)ethanol is used as an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuffs.

Notes

Do not store together with acids. Store away from Oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Michael L. McKee. Comparison of Gas-Phase and Solution-Phase Reactions of Dimethyl Sulfide and 2-(Methylthio)ethanol with Hydroxyl Radical.J. Phys. Chem. A.2003,107 (35), 6819-6827.

Reagent for carboxyl group protection in peptide synthesis. Cleavage is by alkylation (MeI), followed by mild alkaline hydrolysis: J. Chem. Soc. (C), 807 (1966); Chem. Ber., 109, 3693 (1976). See Appendix 6.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227

Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1731081
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
No

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