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LC4940 Potassium-O-ethyldithiocarbonate
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31940 Plastic bottle 100 g 15.66
AC31940 Plastic bottle 500 g 63.45


Product information
Synonyms Potassium ethylxanthogenate, Potassium xanthogenate
Hill Formula C3H5KOS2
HS Code 2930 90 99
EC number 205-439-3
Molar mass 160.3 g/mol
CAS number 140-89-6


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 1090 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 209 – 214 °C decomposes
Molar mass 160.3 g/mol
Bulk density 400 – 600 kg/m3
pH value 9 – 10 (100 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Flash point 205 °C


Safety information
R Phrase R 22-36/37/38
Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
S Phrase S 26
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Categories of danger harmful, irritant
Hazard Symbol


Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 2 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.


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 1700 mg/kg