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Alfa Aesar™ 2-(Methylthio)ethanol, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-(Methylthio)ethanol
CAS 5271-38-5
Molecular Formula C3H8OS
Linear Formula CH3S(CH2)2OH
Formula Weight 92.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002908
UN Number UN3334
Beilstein 1731081
Synonym 2-Hydroxyethyl methyl sulfide
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AAL0544206

 
alfa aesar™
L05442-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0544214

 
alfa aesar™
L05442-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0544222

 
alfa aesar™
L05442-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 169° to 171°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point 70°C (158°F)
Odor Stench
Chemical Name or Material 2-(Methylthio)ethanol
CAS 5271-38-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C3H8OS
Linear Formula CH3S(CH2)2OH
Formula Weight 92.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002908
UN Number UN3334
Beilstein 1731081
Synonym 2-Hydroxyethyl methyl sulfide
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H332-H227
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P304+P340-P403+P235-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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: AVIATION REGULATED LIQUID, N.O.S.

Applications
2-(Methylthio)ethanol is used as an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuffs.

Solubility
Not miscible in water.

Notes
Do not store together with acids. Store away from Oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P304+P340-P403+P235-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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H332-H227
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Combustible liquid.