Agent Name

2-Chloroethyl methyl sulfide

CAS Number

542-81-4

Formula

C3-H7-Cl-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Chloro-2-(methylthio)ethane; 2-Methylthioethyl chloride; 2-Chloroethyl methyl sulphide; Ethane, 1-chloro-2-(methylthio)- (9CI); Sulfide, 2-chloroethyl methyl (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Yellow liquid with a stench; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by inhalation and skin absorption; Possible carcinogen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Bis(2-chloroethyl)sulfide."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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