Agent Name

1,8-Octanedithiol

CAS Number

1191-62-4

Formula

C8-H18-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,8-Dimercaptooctane; 1,8-Octamethylenedithiol; Octamethylene dimercaptan; Octane-1,8-dithiol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiols

Description

Liquid with odor of "stench"; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful if swallowed; Inhalation can cause CNS effects; [MSDSonline] See "THIOLS."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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