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octyl mercaptan

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CAS Number: 111-88-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:203-918-1
Nikkaji Web:J5.116K
Beilstein Number:1733101
XlogP3:4.40 (est)
Molecular Weight:146.29646000
Formula:C8 H18 S
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:natural substances and extractives
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.84300 to 0.84700 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.023 to 7.056
Refractive Index:1.45200 to 1.45600 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 199.00 to 200.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.494000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 154.00 °F. TCC ( 67.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 4.499 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 19.84 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in dipropylene glycol. sulfurous
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Normal octyl mercaptan
Odor: characteristic
Use: NOM (NORMAL OCTYL MERCAPTAN) is commonly used in the manufacturing process of various polymers (PMMA, PAN...).
Chevron Phillips
n-Octyl Mercaptan
Penta International
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
1-Octanethiol ≥98.5%
For experimental / research use only.
1-Octanethiol >98.0%(GC)
Tengzhou Jitian Aroma Chemiclal
Octyl Mercaptan
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
R 43 - May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for octyl mercaptan usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for octyl mercaptan flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):111-88-6
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :8144
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:RG9740000 for cas# 111-88-6
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:111-88-6
Pubchem (cid):8144
Pubchem (sid):134975360
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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Export Tariff Code:2901.29.5000
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 couroupita guianensis aubl. flower oil brazil @ 0.10%
Data GC Search Trop Picture
N-capryl mercaptan
 mercaptan C8
1-octane thiol
N-octyl mercaptan
1-octyl thiol


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