Agent Name

Isooctyl thioglycolate

CAS Number

25103-09-7

Formula

C10-H20-O2-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Mercaptoacetic acid, isooctyl ester; Acetic acid, mercapto-, isooctyl ester; Isooctyl mercaptoacetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thioglycolates

Description

Water-white liquid with a mild fruity odor; [Hawley] Colorless or pale yellow liquid; [HSDB] Clear white liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in antioxidants, fungicides, oil additives, plasticizers, insecticides, stabilizers, and polymerization modifiers; Also used as a stabilizer (tin-sulfur compounds) and stripping agent (polysulfide rubber); [Hawley]

Comments

Causes hypotension in rats and rabbits (IV administration); Emergency treatment: "Thioglycolates"; The highly alkaline thioglycolates cause both irritant and allergic contact dermatitis in hairdressers; [HSDB] Classified by European Commission as not irritating; Not sensitizing in guinea pig maximization test; [IUCLID] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Glyceryl monothioglycolate."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction

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