Agent Name

Methyl phenyl sulfide

CAS Number

100-68-5

Formula

C7-H8-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(Methylthio)benzene; Anisole, thio-; Methyl phenyl sulphide; Methyl phenyl thioether; Methyl phenylsulfide; Methylphenylsulfide; Phenyl methyl sulfide; Phenylthiomethane; Thioanisol; Thioanisole; Benzene, (methylthio)-; Sulfide, methyl phenyl (6CI,8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid with a stench; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Benzyl methyl sulfide."

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