Agent Name

Sodium ethanethiolate

CAS Number

811-51-8

Formula

C2-H6-S.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ethanethiol, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN3263

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Beige crystals with a stench; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Sodium methanethiolate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, basic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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