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Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl isothiocyanate

97%

Linear Formula:
CH3NCS
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
73.12
Beilstein:
605319
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor pressure

21 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Quality Level

assay

97%

bp

117-118 °C (lit.)

mp

30-34 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: slightly soluble

density

1.069 g/cm3 at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CN=C=S

InChI

1S/C2H3NS/c1-3-2-4/h1H3

InChI key

LGDSHSYDSCRFAB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Methyl isothiocyanate (MITC) is a common soil fumigant byproduct that is toxic and corrosive, skin and respiratory irritant. It can be degraded and removed from contaminated waters by free radical reactions†.

Application

Methyl isothiocyanate can be used:
  • For amino acid sequence analysis
  • To study the effect of pesticide Metam (methyl isothiocyanate is its active ingredient) in the streamside microbial communities

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle
100, 500 g in Sure/Seal™

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Dermal - Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

86.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

30 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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