Agent Name

Diphenyl sulfoxide

CAS Number

945-51-7

Formula

C12-H10-O-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzene, 1,1'-sulfinylbis-; Diphenyl sulphoxide; Phenylsulfinylbenzene; Sulfoxide, diphenyl; Phenyl sulfoxide (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

White to cream crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Electron acceptor for liver aldehyde oxidase." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 750 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Dimethyl sulfoxide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.62E-5 mm Hg

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