Bis(4-methylphenyl) sulfone

  • Di(p-tolyl) sulfone
  • 4,4' Dimethyl diphenyl sulfone
  • 4,4'-Ditolyl sulfone
  • Benzene, 1,1'-sulfonylbis[4-methyl-
  • p-Tolyl sulfone
Formula
C14H14O2S
Structure
Description
White powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
599-66-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-969-6
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H14O2S
Formula mass
246.33
Melting point, °C
159 - 164
Boiling point, °C
405
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3.6E-6 (25 C)
Density
1.171 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.32
Heat of vaporization
62.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Rubber gloves, eye protection, safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields.
Small spills/leaks
Large spills should be collected for re-purification or disposal if necessary.
Decomposition
When heated to decomposition, this product may emit toxic fumes of the SOX type.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
233

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Inhalation
Remove to uncontaminated and restore breathing if necessary.
   Skin
Wash affected area with soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with large amounts of water.

Transport.