Agent Name

2-Thiomalic acid

Alternative Name

Mercaptosuccinic acid

CAS Number

70-49-5

Formula

C4-H6-O4-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Mercaptosuccinic acid; Malic acid, 2-thio-; Mercaptosuccinate; Monomercaptosuccinic acid; Thiomalic acid; (1)-Mercaptosuccinic acid; Butanedioic acid, 2-mercapto-; Butanedioic acid, mercapto-; Mercaptosuccinic acid; Succinic acid, mercapto-; [ChemIDplus] Mercaptobutanedioic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

White solid with a sulfudic odor; [Merck Index] Light brown solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 200 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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