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Ethanethiol for synthesis. CAS 75-08-1, chemical formula C₂H₅SH., for synthesis

Synonym: Ethyl mercaptan

  • CAS Number 75-08-1

  • Linear Formula C₂H₆S

  • Molecular Weight 62.14 g/mol

  •  EC Number 200-837-3



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packaging   1 l in Glass bottle (8007961000)
  250 ml in Glass bottle (8007960250)
bp   35 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     2.8 - 18 %(V)
vapor pressure   576 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   6.8 g/l
density   0.84 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   -45 °C
autoignition temp.   295 °C
mp   -148 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 682 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99 %
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.838 - 0.839
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2930 90 98
Hazard Statement(s) 
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H332: Harmful if inhaled.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 3 highly water endangering
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.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS09  GHS09
Hazard Symbols 
Flammable  Flammable
Hazard Symbols 
Dangerous for the environment  Dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2363 , 3, I
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2363 , 3, I
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2363 , 3, I, Marine Pollutant: P
Categories of danger 
highly flammable, harmful, dangerous for the environment
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.
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