Dodecanonitrile in xylene is used as a solvent and in the presence of sulfur was reduced with molybdenum sulfide catalyst yielded 70-5% dodecylmercaptan.
Itabashi Kunio . Pressure-hydrogenation of Organic Compounds by Molybdenum Sulfide Catalyst. XI:Synthesis of Dodecyl mercaptan from Dodecanonitrile . J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn. . 1961, 19 (8), 597-601.
Louis B. Bjostad,; Wendell L. Roelofs. Sex pheromone biosynthesis in the red-banded leafroller moth, studied by mass-labeling with stable isotopes and analysis with mass spectrometry. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 1986, 12 2, 431-450.
해저드 설명서 (EU): H315
Causes skin irritation.
주의 설명서: P280g-P264-P321-P332+P313-P302+P352a-P362+P364
Wear protective gloves. Wash thoroughly after handling. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. And wash it before reuse.