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1 - Hexanethiol

RTECS #: MO4550000

CAS #: 111-31-9


UPDATE: September 1997 MW: 118.26 MF: C6H14S


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  3. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  4. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  5. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. 1 - Hexylthiol
  2. 1 - Mercaptohexane
  3. Hexanethiol
  4. Hexyl mercaptan
  1. Hexylthiol
  2. USAF EK - 4628
  3. n - Hexyl mercaptan


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
mouse
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 528 ppm/4 hour Eye: Lacrimation

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory stimulation
AIHAAP 19,171,1958
inhalation
rat
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 1,080 ppm/4 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory stimulation

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Eye: Lacrimation
AIHAAP 19,171,1958
intraperitoneal
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 200 mg/kg N/R NTIS** AD277-689
intraperitoneal
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 396 mg/kg Behavioral: Muscle weakness

Behavioral: Ataxia

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cyanosis
AIHAAP 19,171,1958
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1,254 mg/kg Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depression

Behavioral: Coma
AIHAAP 19,171,1958


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO 1-HEXANETHIOL-air ceiling concentration 0.5 ppm/15 minute NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

AIHAAP American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. (AIHA, 475 Wolf Ledges Pkwy., Akron, OH 44311) V.19- 1958-
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
NTIS** National Technical Information Service. (Springfield, VA 22161) Formerly U.S. Clearinghouse for Scientific & Technical Information.

Used as intermediate in organic synthesis

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