Agent Name

Rhodanine

CAS Number

141-84-4

Formula

C3-H3-N-O-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,4-Thiazolidinedione, 2-thio-; 2-Thio-4-ketothiazolidine; 2-Thioxo-4-thiazolidinone; 4-Oxo-2-thionothiazolidine; 4-Oxo-2-thiothiazolidin [Czech]; 4-Oxo-2-thioxothiazoline; 4-Thiazolidinone, 2-thioxo-; 4-Thiazolidinone-2-thione; Rhodanic acid; Rhodanin [Czech]; Rhodaninic acid; Rodanin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Pale yellow solid; [Merck Index] Light yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fungicide, laboratory reagent, and intermediate for phenylalanine and cyanine dyes; Not produced commercially in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Irritants"; [HSDB] Toxic by ingestion; [Hawley] May explode from rapid heating; [Merck Index] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; [MSDSonline]

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