Agent Name

Thiazole

CAS Number

288-47-1

Formula

C3-H3-N-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

UN1993

Category

Thiazoles

Description

Colorless or light yellow liquid with a foul characteristic odor; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid with an unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA] Used to make fungicides, dyes, and rubber accelerators; [NTP]

Comments

An eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "4-Methylthiazole."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

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