Agent Name

3-Thiocresol

CAS Number

108-40-7

Formula

C7-H8-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Methylbenzenethiol; 3-Methylthiophenol; Benzenethiol, 3-methyl-; Toluene, 3-mercapto-; m-Mercaptotoluene; m-Methylbenzenethiol; m-Methylthiophenol; m-Thiocresol; m-Toluenethiol; m-Tolylmercaptan; Toluene-3-thiol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Liquid with a stench; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antiseptic, dermatologic agent, and bleach in the manufacture of latex; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Phenol and related agents"; [HSDB] An irritant; Inhalation may cause CNS effects (strong odor will minimize inhalation exposure); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phenol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.8 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 73 deg C; [Merck Index]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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