Agent Name

Disodium tetrasulfide

CAS Number

12034-39-8

Formula

Na2-S4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Sodium sulfide (Na2(S4)); [ChemIDplus] Dinatriumtetrasulfid; Disodium tetrasulphide; Natriumtetrasulfid; [IUCLID]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Solid; [IUCLID] Light brown powder with an odor like rotten eggs; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rat) = 128-130 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 (rabbit) = 590-1,650 mg/kg; Corrosive to rabbit skin; [IUCLID] Large quantities may spontaneously combust; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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