Agent Name

Methyl 3-mercaptopropionate

CAS Number

2935-90-2

Formula

C4-H8-O2-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Mercaptopropionic acid methyl ester; Methyl mercaptopropionate; Propanoic acid, 3-mercapto-, methyl ester; Propionic acid, 3-mercapto-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid with a stench; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes tremor, convulsions, and dyspnea in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,720 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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