Carbon disulfide

carbon bisulfide

How to detect Carbon disulfide

Formula: CS2 | CAS: 75-15-0

Synonyms: carbon bisulfide

The primary use of carbon disulphide is in manufacture of Rayon fibre. Subsequent processing of the fibre releases carbon disulfide in substantial quantities. Carbon disulfide is a selective solvent and used as a fumigant and insecticide.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaCS2
CAS no.75-15-0
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV0.3
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV1.4
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV1.3
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.316
Molecular Weight, g/mole76.0
Melting point, °C-111.5
Boiling point, °C46
Flash point, °C-30
Upper Explosive Limit, %50
SpecificationValue/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, %1
Density, g.cm⁻³1.26
Ionisation Energy, eV10.08
EH40 TWA, ppm5
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³15
NIOSH ST, ppm10
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm1
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³30
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³3
NIOSH IDLH, ppm500
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm20

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