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LC1913 Ethanethiol

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28913 Glass bottle 250 ml 16.11
AC28913 Glass bottle 1 l 35.33


Product information
Synonyms Ethyl mercaptan
Hill Formula C2H6S
Chemical formula C2H5SH
HS Code 2930 90 99
EC number 200-837-3
Molar mass 62.12 g/mol
EC index number 016-022-00-9
CAS number 75-08-1


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 295 °C
Solubility 6.8 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point -148 °C
Molar mass 62.12 g/mol
Density 0.84 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 35 °C
Vapor pressure 576 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 2.8 – 18 %(V)
Flash point -45 °C
Refractive index 1.4306 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information
R Phrase R 11-20-50/53
Highly flammable.Harmful by inhalation.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 16-25-60-61
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.Avoid contact with eyes.This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger highly flammable, harmful, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol



Dangerous for the environment

RTECS KI9625000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 3 highly 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.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2363 ETHYL MERCAPTAN, 3, I, Marine Pollutant: P
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2363 ETHYL MERCAPTAN, 3, I


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 682 mg/kg


Assay (argentometric) ≥ 99 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.838 – 0.839
Identity (IR) passes test


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