4-Methoxybenzyl mercaptan is used to synthesize many ω-mercapto amino acids with side-chain lengths ranging from 3-5 methylene units. It is used as an internal standard in the Quantitative determination of wine polyfunctional mercaptans at the level of nanogram per liter.
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.
Air sensitive. Store under inert gas. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, acids, bases, air.
|90° to 95°C (0.5mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.