Agent Name

1-Octadecanethiol

CAS Number

2885-00-9

Formula

C18-H38-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Mercaptooctadecane; Octadecanethiol; Octadecyl mercaptan; Stearyl mercaptan; n-Octadecyl mercaptan; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiols

Description

Greasy, white semi-solid with a disagreeable, offensive odor; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

"1-Octadecanethiol is used in chemical organic synthesis; in synthetic rubber processing, and in tarnish-preventing agents"; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

Symptoms of overexposure include weakness, cyanosis, and convulsions; [CAMEO] See "THIOLS";

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

NIOSH REL = 15 min. ceiling of 0.5 ppm; Flash point = 185 deg C;

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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