Agent Name

2-Pyridinethiol N-oxide

CAS Number

1121-31-9

Formula

C5-H5-N-O-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Pyridinethiol, 1-oxide; 2-Mercaptopyridine monoxide; Pyridine-2-thiol N-oxide; [ChemIDplus] 2-Mercaptopyridine-N-oxide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Thiols

Description

Black or grey crystalline powder with a stench; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

The zinc salt of 2-Pyridinethiol N-oxide is used as a fungicide; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "THIOLS."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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