3,3'-Dithiobis[2-methylfuran]

  • Furan, 3,3'-dithiobis[2-methyl-
Formula
C10H10O2S2
Structure
Description
Light yellow - pink liquid. Sulforous odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
28588-75-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
249-095-2
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H10O2S2
Formula mass
226.30
Boiling point, °C
280
Density
1.211 g/cm3

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong acids.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
> 99
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Methylene chloride is metabolized to carbon monoxide. Overexposure may cause an increase in carboxyhemoglobin levels in blood. Persons with a compromised cardiovascular system may not be able to tolerate the added cardiovascular stress.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Causes a burning sensation on contact with the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   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.

Transport.