Agent Name

3-Methylthiophene

CAS Number

616-44-4

Formula

C5-H6-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Thiotolene; beta-Methylthiophene; Thiophene, 3-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Thiophenes

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A flavoring agent that naturally occurs in papaya; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

22.2 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mouse) = 18,000 mg/m3/2hr

Explanatory Notes

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

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