Agent Name

Pentachlorothiophenol

CAS Number

133-49-3

Formula

C6-H-Cl5-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzenethiol, pentachloro-; PCTP; Pentachloro-benzenethiol; Pentachlorthiofenol [Czech]; RPA 6; Benzenethiol, 2,3,4,5,6-pentachloro-; Pentachlorobenzenethiol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Solid; [IUCLID] White to cream-colored solid with a disagreeable odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a peptizer for synthetic and natural rubbers; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: see "Pentachlorophenol." [HSDB] A mild eye irritant, based on animal studies; [MSDSonline]

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