Agent Name

2-Hydroxypropyl methanethiosulfonate

CAS Number

30388-01-3

Formula

C4-H10-O3-S2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

BUSAN 74; HPTMS; S-(2-Hydroxypropyl)-thiomethanesulfonate; 2-Hydroxypropyl methanethiosulphonate; Methanesulfonothioic acid, S-(2-hydroxypropyl) ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Light to bright yellow liquid with a pungent sour odor; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used to control algae, bacteria, and fungi in industrial cooling, processing, and pulp and paper mill water systems; Also used as preservative in coatings, emulsions, paints, wet-end additives, and processing chemicals; [Reference #1]

Comments

Corrosive to skin and eyes; Caused skin sensitization in guinea pigs; Anemia in 91-day dermal study of rats at 250 mg/kg/day (79.67% active ingredient); Maternal (salivation and respiratory congestion) and developmental (reduced fetal weight) LOAEL are both 30 mg/kg/day in rats; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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