2-Chloroethyl methyl sulfide
- 2-Chloroethyl methyl thioether
- Methyl b-chloroethyl sulfide
Colorless liquid with a stench.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
56 (40 torr)
Vapor pressure, mmHg
7.8 (25 C)
1.069 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
1.486 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep container tightly closed. Refrigerate.
Chemical resistant gloves, chemical protective goggles and protective clothing.
NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator or SCBA.
Evacuate area. Ventilate area. Cover with activated carbon adsorbent, take up and place in closed containers. Transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents.
Oxides of carbon, oxides of sulfur, hydrogen chloride, hydrogen sulfide.
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Use approved SCBA and full protective equipment.
Vapors may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, vomiting.
Harmful if swallowed.
Extremely destructive to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation, edema of the larynx and bronchi.
Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Corrosive on contact.
Wash mouth out with water provided person is conscious. Seek immediate medial assistance.
remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Seek immediate medial assistance.
Immediately wash with soap and copious amounts of water. Seek immediate medial assistance.
Immediately flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek immediate medial assistance.