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5271-38-5 - 2-(Methylthio)ethanol, 99% - 2-Hydroxyethyl methyl sulfide - L05442 - Alfa Aesar

L05442 2-(Methylthio)ethanol, 99%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 22.40
25g 39.70
100g 126.00
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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
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-H302-H332

Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210u-P261-P280a-P304+P340-P301+P312a-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF SWALLOWED: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1731081
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
No

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