1-Octanethiol

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1-Octanethiol
Structure of Octanethiol.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1-Octanethiol
Preferred IUPAC name
Octane-1-thiol
Other names
  • 1-Mercaptooctane
  • Octyl mercaptan
  • n-Octyl mercaptan
  • Mercaptan C8
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
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UNII
  • InChI=1S/C8H18S/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9/h9H,2-8H2,1H3
    Key: KZCOBXFFBQJQHH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CCCCCCCCS
Properties
C8H18S
Molar mass 146.29 g·mol−1
Density 0.843 g/mL[1]
Melting point −49 °C (−56 °F; 224 K)[2]
Boiling point 197–200 °C (387–392 °F; 470–473 K)[1]
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS07: Exclamation mark GHS09: Environmental hazard[3]
Warning
H317, H410[3]
P273, P280, P302+P352[3]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

1-Octanethiol, also called 1-mercaptooctane, is an organic compound.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the United States considers this compound to be an occupational hazard. Exposure to this compound can affect the eyes, skin, respiratory system, blood, and central nervous system, and lead to irritation to the eyes, skin, nose, and throat; lassitude; cyanosis; increased respiration; nausea; drowsiness; headache; and vomiting.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1-Octanethiol". Sigma-Aldrich.
  2. ^ "L07195 1-Octanethiol, 98%". Alfa Aesar.
  3. ^ a b c Record of 1-Octanethiol in the GESTIS Substance Database of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, accessed on 11 March 2020.
  4. ^ "CDC - NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - 1-Octanethiol". www.cdc.gov. Retrieved 2017-09-06.