(Ethylthio)benzene

  • Thiophenetole
  • Ethyl phenyl sulfide
  • Phenyl ethyl sulfide
Formula
C8H10S
Structure
Description
Colorless to light yellow liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
622-38-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-731-9
S 23 24/25
UN (DOT)
3334
Beilstein/Gmelin
1905731
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-01468

Properties.
Formula
C8H10S
Formula mass
138.23
Melting point, °C
206.33
Boiling point, °C
37 (0.5 torr)
Density
1.0315 g/cm3 (10 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
1.52 cp (22 C)
Surface tension
36.89 g/s2 (22.5 C)
Refractive index
1.5670 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.20

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Use spark-proof tools and explosion proof equipment. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent 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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, strong acids, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
73
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
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.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause 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 lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
3334
Response guide