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112771 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl isothiocyanate

97%

  • CAS Number 556-61-6

  • Linear Formula CH3NCS

  • Molecular Weight 73.12

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 605319

  •  EC Number 209-132-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00004818

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24847115

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   21 mmHg ( 20 °C)
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

Description

General description

Methyl isothiocyanate (MITC) can be degraded and removed from contaminated waters by free radical reactions.

Methyl isothiocyanate (MITC) is a common soil fumigant byproduct that is a toxic and corrosive, skin and respiratory irritant.

Application

Methyl isothiocyanate was used to study the effect of pesticide Metam (methyl isothiocyanate is its active ingredient) in the streamside microbial communities of the upper Sacramento river.

Packaging

100, 500 g in Sure/Seal™

5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2477 3(6.1) / PGI
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
PA9625000
Flash Point(F) 
89.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
32 °C

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