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LC1594 2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanol
for complexometric determination


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28594 Glass bottle 5 ml 80.10
AC28594 Glass bottle 25 ml 315.00


Product information
Synonyms Dithioglycerine, Dimercaprol, BAL
Hill Formula C3H8OS2
Chemical formula HOCH2CH(SH)CH2SH
HS Code 2930 90 99
EC number 200-433-7
Molar mass 124.22 g/mol
Storage Store at +2°C to +8°C.
CAS number 59-52-9


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 87 g/l (20 °C) (slow decomposition)
Molar mass 124.22 g/mol
Density 1.24 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 5.0 – 6.5 (H2O, 20 °C) (saturated solution)
Boiling point 63 – 68 °C (0.27 hPa)
Vapor pressure 7.4 hPa (100 °C)
Flash point >112 °C


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS UB2625000
Storage class 10 Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.



Safety information
R Phrase R 36/38
Irritating to eyes and skin.
Categories of danger irritant
Hazard Symbol irritant


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2810 TOXIC LIQUID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(2,3-DIMERCAPTO-1-PROPANOL), 6.1, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2810 TOXIC LIQUID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(2,3-DIMERCAPTO-1-PROPANOL), 6.1, III


Assay (iodometric) ≥ 98.5 %
Suitability for komplexometric determinations passes test
Identity (IR) passes test


Hazard Symbol