Agent Name

Butyl sulfoxide

CAS Number

2168-93-6

Formula

C8-H18-O-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Di-n-butylsulfoxide; Dibutyl sulphoxide; Sulfoxide, dibutyl; Butane, 1,1'-sulfinylbis-; [ChemIDplus] Di-n-butyl sulfoxide; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

White to pale yellow hygroscopic solid; mp = 31-34 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes dyspnea in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats (LD50 = 378 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Dimethyl sulfoxide."

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