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LC2266 Dimethyl sulfide
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29266 Glass bottle 5 ml 10.89
AC29266 Glass bottle 250 ml 11.79
AC29246 Glass bottle 1 l 23.175
AC29246 Steel barrel  45 kg inquire


Product information
Synonyms Methyl sulfide
Hill Formula C2H6S
Chemical formula (CH3)2S
HS Code 2930 90 99
EC number 200-846-2
Molar mass 62.14 g/mol
Storage Store at +2°C to +8°C.
CAS number 75-18-3


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 205 °C
Solubility 2 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point -98 °C
Molar mass 62.14 g/mol
Density 0.85 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 37 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 530 hPa (25 °C)
Explosion limit 2.2 – 19.7 %(V)
Flash point -37 °C
Refractive index 1.4351 (20 °C, 589 nm)



Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P260: Do not breathe vapour.
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.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)

RTECS PV5075000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 6
Sulfides and sulfites as well as other reducing substances, inorganic cyanides and isonitriles: Stir into sodium hypochlorite solution (Cat. No. 105614) and, if necessary, leave to react for several days. Caution: some substances may show a violent reaction! Draw off any toxic or flammable gases that may be formed. Excess oxidant should be neutralized with sodium thiosulfate (Cat. No. 106513). Container D or E.


Safety information
R Phrase R 11-22-36/38
Highly flammable.Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to eyes and skin.
S Phrase S 16-23-33
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.Do not breathe vapour.Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Categories of danger highly flammable, harmful, irritant
Hazard Symbol




Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1164 DIMETHYL SULPHIDE, 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1164 DIMETHYL SULPHIDE, 3, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 535 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit > 5000 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.847 – 0.849
Identity (IR) passes test