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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

1-Dodecanethiol

RTECS #

JR3155000

CAS #

112-55-0

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

202.44

Molecular Formula

C12H26S

Synonyms

1-Dodecyl mercaptan
1-Mercaptododecane
Dodecyl mercaptan
Lauryl mercaptan
M-Dodecyl mercaptan
M-Lauryl mercaptan
NCI-C60935
Pennfloat M
Pennfloat S

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
Cytogenetic Analysisinhalation/rat5020 µg/m3/16WBZARAZ 27(6),102,1974

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (sen)DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (0.84 mg/m3), MAR2002

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO 1-DODECANETHIOL-airceiling concentration 0.5 ppm/15MNIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 83562; Number of Industries 47; Total Number of Facilities 3452; Number of Occupations 60; Total Number of Employees Exposed 92230; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 17777
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 83562; Number of Industries 5; Total Number of Facilities 137; Number of Occupations 13; Total Number of Employees Exposed 2131

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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