Agent Name

Di-n-octyl sulfide

CAS Number

2690-08-6

Formula

C16-H34-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

9-Thiaheptadecane; Dioctyl sulfide; Dioctyl thioether; Dioctyl sulphide; Octane, 1,1'-thiobis-; Octyl sulfide (8CI); [ChemIDplus] Orfom DNOS (Developmental); Di-normal octyl sulfide; [Chevron Phillips MSDS]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid with a mild odor; [Chevron Phillips MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a mineral collector; [Chevron Phillips MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation or injury to skin (pain, swelling, and blistering) and eyes (impaired vision), depending on severity of exposure and speed of treatment; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); [Chevron Phillips MSDS] See "Diethyl sulfide."

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