Agent Name

1,3-Propanedithiol

CAS Number

109-80-8

Formula

C3-H8-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,3-Dimercaptopropane; 1,3-Propanedimercaptan; Dithiotrimethyleneglycol; NDR-132; Trimethylene dimercaptan; Trimethylenedithioglycol; Trimethylenedithiol; [ChemIDplus] 3-Mercaptopropanethiol; 1,3-Trimethylenedithiol; [CAMEO] UN1993

Category

Thiols

Description

Liquid with a disagreeable odor; [Merck Index] Clear orange liquid; [NTP] Clear colorless to pale yellow liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in the manufacture of thioketals and thioacetals; [NTP] Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; [NTP] May cause irritation and CNS effects; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Thiols."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

22.8 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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