Agent Name

Pentachlorophenyl methyl sulfide

CAS Number

1825-19-0

Formula

C7-H3-Cl5-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pentachloromethylthiobenzene; Benzene, pentachloro(methylthio)-; Methyl pentachlorophenyl sulfide; Methylthiopentachlorobenzene; PCTAS; Pentachloro(methylthio)benzene; Pentachlorothioanisole; Sulfide, methyl pentachlorophenyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

White to pale brown solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

A metabolite of pentachloronitrobenzene and hexachlorobenzene (pesticides); Used as a research chemical; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mice) = 8700 mg/kg; [RTECS] See "Hexachlorobenzene."

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