Agent Name

Toluene-3,4-dithiol

CAS Number

496-74-2

Formula

C7-H8-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedithiol, 4-methyl-; 1,2-Dimercapto-4-methylbenzene; 3,4-Dimercaptotoluene; 3,4-Dimercaptotoluol; 4-Methyl-1,2-benzenedithiol; 4-Methyl-1,2-dimercaptobenzene; Dithiol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiols

Description

Solid; mp = 31 deg C; [Merck Index] White solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to detect bismuth, molybdenum, rhenium, tin, and tungsten; [Merck Index] Used as a metal indicator for the photometric determination of germanium, molybdenum, tin, and tungsten; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "THIOLS."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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