Agent Name

Threitol

CAS Number

7493-90-5

Formula

C4-H10-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (R*,R*)-; [ChemIDplus] 1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Threitol is a four-carbon sugar alcohol with the molecular formula C4H10O4. It is primarily used as an intermediate in the chemical synthesis of other compounds." [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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