Benzenepropanethiol

  • 3-Phenylpropylthiol
  • 3-Phenylpropanethiol
  • 3-Phenylpropyl mercaptan
  • 3-Phenyl-1-propanethiol
Formula
C9H12S
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid. With a stench.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
24734-68-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
246-440-9
Beilstein/Gmelin
2241027
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03206

Properties.
Formula
C9H12S
Formula mass
152.25
Boiling point, °C
242
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.054 (25 C)
Density
1.0107 g/cm3 (17 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5543 (19 C)
pKa/pKb
10.4 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.32
Heat of vaporization
46.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a dry area. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
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
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
91
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Will burn if involved in a fire. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   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 if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.