Agent Name

Sodium benzenethiolate

CAS Number

930-69-8

Formula

C6-H6-S.Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzenethiol, sodium salt; Sodium phenylmercaptide; Sodium phenylsulfide; Sodium phenylthiolate; Sodium thiophenate; Sodium thiophenolate; Sodium thiophenoxide; Sodium thiophenylate; Thiophenyl sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiols

Description

Faintly beige solid with a stench; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as antioxidant, corrosion inhibitor, laboratory demethylating agent, and to make retinol substitution analogs and phosphorodithioate fungicides; [HSDB]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Benzenethiol."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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