Agent Name

2-Acetylthiophene

Alternative Name

Ethanone, 1-(2-thienyl)-

CAS Number

88-15-3

Formula

C6-H6-O-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethanone, 1-(2-thienyl)-; 1-(2-Thienyl)ethanone; 2-Acetothienone; 2-Acetothiophene; 2-Thienyl methyl ketone; Methyl 2-thienyl ketone; alpha-Acetylthiophene; Ketone, methyl 2-thienyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiophenes

Description

Pale yellow liquid with a slightly sweet odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 40 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Thiophene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.36 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 730 mg/m3/4hr

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