Di-sec-butyl sulfide

  • 3,5-Dimethyl-4-thiaheptane
  • Di(1-methylpropyl) sulfide
  • Di-s-Butyl sulfide
  • Di-sec-Butyl thioether
Formula
C8H18S
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
626-26-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-938-4
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H18S
Formula mass
146.30
Melting point, °C
-89
Boiling point, °C
165
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.5 (25 C)
Critical temperature
343
Critical pressure
25.9
Density
0.834 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.45
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.71
Heat of vaporization
38.5 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry location in a tightly sealed container.
Protection
PVC or other plastic material gloves, protective work clothing and safety glasses with side-shields.
Stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, spontaneously flammable materials and water/moisture.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
39
Fire fighting
Use dry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol foam to extinguish. wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear. Water mist may be used to cool closed containers.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Chronic exposure may cause nausea and vomiting, higher exposure causes unconsciousness.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation.
   Skin
May cause irritation, dermatitis and/or allergic reaction.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Call a physician immediately.
   Skin
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
   Eyes
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

Transport.