Agent Name

Methyl thioglycolate

CAS Number

2365-48-2

Formula

C3-H6-O2-S

Major Category

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Synonyms

Acetic acid, mercapto-, methyl ester; Methyl 2-mercaptoacetate; Methylmercaptoacetate; Methylthioglycolate; Thioglycolic acid methyl ester; Thioglykolsaeure-methylester [German]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thioglycolates

Description

Colorless liquid with a stench; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes somnolence and tremor in lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; Toxic if swallowed; May be harmful by inhalation or skin absorption; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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