Agent Name

Dipropyl sulfone

CAS Number

598-03-8

Formula

C6-H14-O2-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Propane, 1,1'-sulfonylbis-; Propyl sulfone (8CI); [ChemIDplus] Di-n-propyl sulfone; [Phillips 66 MSDS]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

mp = 29.5 deg C; [ChemIDplus] White odorless solid; [Phillips 66 MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Thermal sensitizer in transformer and lubricating oils; polymer stabilizer; catalytic poison; may function as enhancer of heparin absorption in intestine." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Divinyl sulfone"; Divinyl sulfone causes lacrimation in exposed workers; It can cause burns to eyes and skin; Inhalation causes mucous membrane irritation, and ingestion causes GI irritation; Causes kidney damage in high-dose animal experiments; [HSDB] A moderate eye and mild to moderate skin irritant; Inhalation may cause headache, nausea, and vomiting; [Phillips 66 MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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