Ethyl mercaptan

ethanethiol, ethyl sulfhydrate, Mercaptoethane, ethyl hydrosulfide, ethyl thioalcohol, thioethanol

How to detect Ethyl mercaptan

Formula: C2H6S | CAS: 75-08-1

Synonyms: ethanethiol, ethyl sulfhydrate, Mercaptoethane, ethyl hydrosulfide, ethyl thioalcohol, thioethanol

Ethyl mercaptan is generally deemed a primary malodorant arising from incomplete containment of vapours released in refining.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC2H6S
CAS no.75-08-1
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV0.6
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV0.6
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV0.6
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.387
Molecular Weight, g/mole62.0
Melting point, °C-147.8
Boiling point, °C35
Flash point, °C-17.2
SpecificationValue/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, %2.8
Density, g.cm⁻³0.839
Ionisation Energy, eV9.29
EH40 TWA, ppm0.5
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³1.3
EH40 STEL, ppm2
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³5.2
NIOSH ceiling, ppm0.5
NIOSH ceiling, mg.m⁻³1.3
NIOSH IDLH, ppm500

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