Amyl MercaptanAmyl Mercaptan (C5H12S) is a clear colorless to light-yellow liquid with an offensive odor. Flash point 6°F. Less dense than water and insoluble in water. Hence floats on water. Vapors are heavier than air. May be toxic by inhalation. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Amyl Mercaptan. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, FIRELoc, SUPERLoc
Amyl Mercaptan Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Special Hazards of Combustion Products: Sulfur dioxide gas is formed
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Requires a compliant flammables storage locker.
- Compatible Details: 1-Pentanethiol is incompatible with oxidizing agents, reducing agents, alkali metals, calcium hypochlorite, concentrated nitric acid .
- Classification: CLASS 3
- Brand Name: n/a
Amyl Mercaptan Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C5H12S||0.84 g/cm³||248° F at 760.0 mm Hg||n/a||104.2 g/mol||Slightly soluble in water||-105° F|