Agent Name

Propane sultone

CAS Number

1120-71-4

Formula

C3-H6-O3-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Oxathiolane, 2,2-dioxide; 1,2-Oxathrolane 2,2-dioxide; 1,3-Propane sultone; 1,3-Propanesultone; 1-Propanesulfonic acid, 3-hydroxy-, gamma-sultone; 3-Hydroxy-1-propanesulfonic acid gamma-sultone; 3-Hydroxy-1-propanesulphonic acid sultone; 3-Hydroxythietane-1,1-Dioxide; Propane sultone; Propanesultone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

White, crystalline solid or a colorless liquid (above 86 degrees F). [Note: Releases a foul odor as it melts.]; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate in the production of organic chemicals; [HSDB]

Comments

A carcinogen in animal testing; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.27 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 2,140 mg/m3/6h

Explanatory Notes

Carcinogen--No TLV; NIOSH REL = lowest feasible conc.; Flash point > 235 deg F;

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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