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Alfa Aesar™ 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol
CAS 59-52-9
Molecular Formula C3H8OS2
Formula Weight 124.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004864
UN Number UN2810
Beilstein 1732058
Merck Index 14,3209
Synonym BAL; Dimercaprol
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alfa aesar™
L03953-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 120°C (15mmHg)
Quantity 5g
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Odor Garlic-like
Chemical Name or Material 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol
CAS 59-52-9
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C3H8OS2
Formula Weight 124.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004864
UN Number UN2810
Beilstein 1732058
Merck Index 14,3209
Synonym BAL; Dimercaprol
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC, LIQUIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number UB2625000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
British Anti-Lewisite. A chelator that inhibits sugar nucleotide degradation.2,3-Dimercaptopropanol is used as a chelating agent involved in the treatment of arsenic, antimony, lead, gold and mercury poisoning. It is also used as an antidote to the warfare agent Lewisite. Further, it is used for the treatment of Wilson′s disease. In addition to this, it is used as an adjunct in the treatment of the acute encephalopathy of lead toxicity.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ether, ethanol, vegetable oils and acetone. Slightly miscible with chloroform.

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

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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
H301-H315-H319-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.