Agent Name

2-Methylthiophene

CAS Number

554-14-3

Formula

C5-H6-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

alpha-Methylthiophene; Thiophene, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Thiophenes

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Flavoring agent that naturally occurs in grilled and roasted beef, papaya, cooked shrimp, whiskey, and in trace amounts in roasted chicken; [ExPub: EFSA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

24.9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mouse) = 11,500 mg/m3/2hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.