Agent Name

Thiophene

CAS Number

110-02-1

Formula

C4-H4-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Divinylene sulfide; Furan, thio-; Huile H50; Huile HSO; Thiacyclopentadiene; Thiaphene; Thiofen [Czech]; Thiofuram; Thiofuran; Thiofurfuran; Thiole; Thiophen; Thiotetrole; UN2414; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiophenes

Description

Colorless liquid with a benzene-like odor; [HSDB] Colorless liquid with an odor of "stench"; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent, chemical intermediate, and monomer to make copolymers; [HSDB]

Comments

Contact can cause redness of the eyes and skin; Inhalation can cause sore throat, cough and dizziness; [ICSC] May be toxic to the liver; [NJ-HSFS] A skin and eye irritant; May cause liver injury; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

79.7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 9,500 mg/m3/2H

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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