Agent Name

Sodium tetrathionate dihydrate

CAS Number

13721-29-4

Formula

O6-S4.2Na.2H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Disodium tetrathionate dihydrate; Tetrathionate sodium dihydrate; Sodium tetrathionate, dihydrate (6CI,7CI); Tetrathionic acid, disodium salt, dihydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes changes in tubules (including acute renal failure and necrosis) in intravenous lethal-dose studies of rabbits (LDLo = 100 mg/kg); [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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