Agent Name

Benzyl sulfide

CAS Number

538-74-9

Formula

C14-H14-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1'-(Thiobis(methylene))bisbenzene; 1,3-Diphenyl-2-thiapropane; Benzene, 1,1'-(thiobis(methylene))bis-; Benzyl monosulfide; Benzyl thioether; Dibenzyl monosulfide; Dibenzyl sulfide; Dibenzyl thioether; Sulfide, dibenzyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Colorless or pale beige solid with a crippling stench; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used for organic synthesis; [HSDB]

Comments

If skin contact, wash off thoroughly; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000289 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point > 110 deg C; [CAMEO] mp = 47-50 deg C; [MSDSonline]

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