â¢CAS : 75-08-1
â¢EINECS : 200-837-3
SPECIFICATIONS VALUES METHODS
Appearance Clear liquid Visual
Purity (wt %) â¥ 99.3 TIO FT 18* / SOP QC - 080 e**
TIO MA 102* / SOP QC - 082 e**
Cloud point (Â°C) â¤ - 29 Â°C / â¤ - 20 Â°F TIO MA 101* / SOP QC - 081 e**
* Lacq Methods - ** Rotterdam Methods
The above commercial specifications are guaranteed ; they were established using the test methods which were in force at the plant at the time of despatch of the product,
and are in accordance with any applicable revision references.
Ethylmercaptan is a volatile and harmful liquid with a strong odour, highly flammable and dangerous for the environment.
- Ethylmercaptan is a thioethylation agent used to manufacture numerous organic compounds, mainly pesticides, such
as ethylthio-carbamates, thiophosphates, aromatic thioethylated compounds.
- Alone or blended with other organic sulphur compounds, ethylmercaptan is used as an odorant for liquefied
petroleum gas and natural gas.
- Olfactory threshold : 0.4 ppb.
EM can be delivered in various packaging.
Drums : 216 L loaded with 160 kg - 4 drums on pallet
Low Pressure SBC : 1100 L loaded with 850 kg
: 2500 L loaded with 1900 kg
Bulk isocontainers : from 15 t to 18 t
STORAGE / SAFETY / PRECAUTIONS DURING USE / HANDLING
Please refer to the safety data sheet before any use
Density kg/m3 (20 Â°C) : 839
Viscosity (20 Â°C) : 0.293 mPa.s
Flash point (closed cup) Standard ASTM D 3278 : - 45 Â°C
Vapour pressure (15 Â°C) : 470 hPa
Boiling point : 35 Â°C
Melting point : - 148 Â°C
Decomposition temperature : 425 Â°C
Autoignition temperature (volume in air) : 300 Â°C
Lower explosive limit (volume in air) : 2.8 %
Upper explosive limit (volume in air) : 18 %
Ethylmercaptan is slightly soluble in water (8000 ppm at 20 Â°C = 6.8 g/l) but is totally soluble in light alcohols, ethers and
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