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|Periodic Chart||Incompatibility Chart||Atmospheric Chart||Reference|
|General Characteristics||Health Hazards||Material Recommendations|
|A colorless, flammable, liquefied gas with an extremely strong and repulsive smell.||Highly Toxic; affects the central nervous system. Penetrating odor provides warning at dangerous concentrations.||Stainless steel.|
|TLV-TWA||Flammable Limits||DOT Class / Label|
|0.5 ppm||4-22%||2.3 / Poison Gas|
|Molecular Weight||Specific Gravity||Specific Volume|
|48.1||1.66 @ 68° F||8.0 cu.ft./lb @ 70° F|
|CGA Valve Outlet||CAS Registry No.||UN Number|
|National Stock Number (NSN) Applicable to Methyl Mercaptan||MIL Specs/ Fed Specs
MSDS for Methyl Mercaptan
@ 70 F
|Uses: Methyl Mercaptan, CH3SH, is has been used in organic synthesis and is an intermediate for jet fuel additives, fungicides, and methionine.
Description: At room temperature and atmospheric pressure methyl mercaptan is a colorless, flammable, toxic gas with an extremely disagreeable odor. It is readily liquefied and is shipped in steel cylinders and ton containers under its own vapor pressure of 15 psig @ 21.1°C.