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Testing Status of n-Dodecylmercaptan 10258-R


CASRN: 112-55-0

Formula: C12-H26-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1-Docecanethiol (8CI)(9CI)
  • Lauryl mercaptan

Known Uses

Polymerization modifier for styrene-butadiene rubbers and specialty polymers in synthesis of bactericides, complexing agents, in detergents

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (919523)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative