Agent Name

Mercaptopropanol

CAS Number

63947-56-8

Formula

C3-H8-O-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Propanol, mercapto-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds (Alcohols)

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [Chevron Phillips MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; Inhalation may cause nausea, dizziness, or headache; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); [Chevron Phillips MSDS] See "Mercaptoethanol."

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