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Potassium ethyl xanthate, 98%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A114500E

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Catalog No. AAA114500E



Description

Description

Applications
Potassium ethyl xanthate is used as a reagent for extraction of metal ions into organic solvents and in the preparation of 2-mercapto benzimidazoles and 2-mercapto benzoxazoles by reacting with o-phenylenediamines and o-amino phenols respectively. It acts as a precursor in the production of unsymmetrical sulfides through cross-coupling reaction and as a floatation agent in the mining industry. It is involved in the determination of cadmium in water samples by substoichiometric radiochemical method and the adsorption of colloidal dye disperse Blue 3 onto pretreated polyester fabric.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents and water.
Specifications

Specifications

Potassium ethyl xanthate
98%
C3H5KOS2
3596974
Ethyl potassium xanthate; O-Ethylxanthic acid potassium salt
Unpleasant
potassium;ethoxymethanedithioate
2735045
~205°C (decomposition)
2500g
140-89-6
98%
MFCD00004931
14,7696
JCBJVAJGLKENNC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
CCOC(=S)[S-].[K+]
160.29
160.3
9 to 10
205°C (401°F)

Chemical Identifiers

140-89-6
160.29
JCBJVAJGLKENNC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
2735045
CCOC(=S)[S-].[K+]
C3H5KOS2
MFCD00004931
Ethyl potassium xanthate; O-Ethylxanthic acid potassium salt
potassium;ethoxymethanedithioate
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

RTECSNumber : FG1575000

TSCA : TSCA

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