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Sigma-Aldrich

2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanol

≥98% (iodometric)

Synonym(s):
Dimercaprol, BAL, Dithioglycerol, DMP, British anti-Lewisite
Linear Formula:
HOCH2CH(SH)CH2SH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
124.23
Beilstein:
1732058
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (iodometric)

refractive index

n20/D 1.572-1.574
n20/D 1.573 (lit.)

bp

120 °C/15 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.239 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OCC(S)CS

InChI

1S/C3H8OS2/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3-6H,1-2H2

InChI key

WQABCVAJNWAXTE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanol has been used in synthesizing novel (2-substituted phenyl-1,3-dithiolan-4-yl) methanol (PDTM) derivatives, which are potent tyrosinase inhibitors. It can also be considered for developing new drugs against AIDS due to its ability to inhibit HIV-1 tat activity.

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Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

233.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

112 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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