1-Octanethiol

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1-Octanethiol
Structure of Octanethiol.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1-Octanethiol
Other names
  • 1-Mercaptooctane
  • Octyl mercaptan
  • n-Octyl mercaptan
  • Mercaptan C8
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.003.562
Properties
C8H18S
Molar mass 146.29 g·mol−1
Density 0.843 g/mL[1]
Boiling point 197–200 °C (387–392 °F; 470–473 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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1-Octanethiol, also called 1-mercaptooctane, is an organic compound.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the United States considers this compound to be an occupational hazard. Exposure to this compound can affect the eyes, skin, respiratory system, blood, and central nervous system, and lead to irritation to the eyes, skin, nose, and threat; lassitude; cyanosis; increased respiration; nausea; drowsiness; headache; and vomiting.[2]

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