Agent Name

Thiodipropionic acid

CAS Number

111-17-1

Formula

C6-H10-O4-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,3'-Thiobis(propanoic acid); 3,3'-Thiodipropionic acid; 4-Thiaheptanedioic acid; Bis(2-carboxyethyl) sulfide; Diethyl sulfide 2,2'-dicarboxylic acid; Kyselina 3,3-thiodipropionova [Czech]; Kyselina beta,beta'-thiodipropionova [Czech]; Propanoic acid, 3,3'-thiobis-; Propionic acid, 3,3'-thiodi-; Sulfide, bis(2-carboxyethyl); TDPA; Thiahydracrylic acid; Thiodihydracrylic acid; Tyox A; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Lustrous pearlescent solid; [CHEMINFO] White powder with a stench; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antioxidant for soap products, ethylene polymers, and edible fats and oils; Also used in plasticizers, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, and food packaging; [HSDB]

Comments

Although approved as a food antioxidant, has limited commercial use due to problems with odor and flavor in edible fats; In intravenous lethal-dose studies of dogs, causes drop in blood pressure, respiratory difficulties, and cardiac collapse prior to death; [HSDB] A mild skin and moderate eye irritant; [RTECS] An eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.43E-5 mm Hg

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