1,1-bis(Methylthio)-2-nitroethylene

  • Ethene, 1,1-bis(methylthio)-2-nitro-
Formula
C4H7NO2S2
Structure
Description
Yellow to gold crystals. Unpleasant odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13623-94-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
237-108-4
EC Class
irritant
R 36/37/38
UN (DOT)
3335
Beilstein/Gmelin
1524538
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H7NO2S2
Formula mass
165.23
Melting point, °C
122 - 125
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.23

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Disposal code
6
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
2 (Very strong toxins)
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found.
   Eyes
No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
3335
Response guide
HS Code
2930 90 70