Agent Name

1-Thioglycerol

CAS Number

96-27-5

Formula

C3-H8-O2-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Propanediol, 3-mercapto-; 1-Mercapto-2,3-propanediol; 1-Mercaptoglycerol; 1-Monothioglycerol; 1-Thio-2,3-propanediol; 2,3-Dihydroxypropanethiol; 3-Mercapto-1,2-propanediol; 3-Mercapto-1,2-propanediole; Glycerol, 1-thio-; Glycerol-1-thiol; Monothioglycerin; Monothioglycerol; Thioglycerin; Thioglycerine; Thioglycerol; Thiovanol; alpha-Thiolglycerol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds (Alcohols)

Description

Water-white liquid; Soluble in water; [Hawley] Yellowish hygroscopic liquid; Slightly soluble in water; [Merck Index] Colorless viscous liquid with a stench; Slightly soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a preservative (pharmaceuticals), reducing agent , and polymer stabilizer; [HSDB] Used as a preservative (antioxidant), analytical reagent, and research chemical; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include lacrimation and convulsions; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
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