Agent Name

1,4-Butane sultone

CAS Number

1633-83-6

Formula

C4-H8-O3-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Oxathiane, 2,2-dioxide; 1,4-Butanesultone; Butane sultone; delta-Valerosultone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Clear faintly brownish-yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as research chemical (alkylating agent); Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and equivocal tumorigen; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Propane sultone."

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