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Alfa Aesar™ 1,3-Propanedithiol, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1,3-Propanedithiol
CAS 109-80-8
Molecular Formula HS(CH2)3SH
Formula Weight 108.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004904
UN Number UN3334
Beilstein 1071197
Merck Index 14,7801
Synonym Trimethylene mercaptan
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AAA1526106

 
alfa aesar™
A15261-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1526122

 
alfa aesar™
A15261-22
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Stench
Boiling Point 168° to 170°C
Melting Point −79°C
Flash Point 63°C (145°F)
Quantity 5g
Chemical Name or Material 1,3-Propanedithiol
CAS 109-80-8
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula HS(CH2)3SH
Formula Weight 108.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004904
UN Number UN3334
Beilstein 1071197
Merck Index 14,7801
Synonym Trimethylene mercaptan
Solubility Information Slightly soluble in water; Miscible with alcohol, ether, chloroform, ether
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Proper Shipping Name: AVIATION REGULATED LIQUID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number TZ2585500
TSCA TSCA

Applications
1,3-Propanedithiol is used as a reagent in the preparation of thioketals and thioacetals. It acts as a flavoring agent. It is used as a precursor in the synthesis of cyclic dithioacetal (1,3-dithiane) derivatives of carbonyl compounds. It is involved in the preparation of diiron propanedithiolate hexacarbonyl by reacting reaction with triiron dodecacarbonyl. Further, it is used for the protection of aldehydes and ketones through their reversible formation of dithianes. In addition to this, it reacts with metal ions to form chelate rings.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water. Miscible with alcohol, ether, chloroform, etherMiscible with alcohol, ether, chloroform and ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents and alkali metals.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Combustible liquid.