Agent Name

3-Mercapto-1-propanol

CAS Number

19721-22-3

Formula

C3-H8-O-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Hydroxypropanethiol; 3-Hydroxypropyl mercaptan; 1-Propanol, 3-mercapto-; [ChemIDplus] 3-Mercaptopropanol; [RTECS]

Category

Thiols

Description

Clear colorless viscous liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes tremor, ataxia, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Propanethiol."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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