Testing Status of Methyl isothiocyanate M050010

 

CASRN: 556-61-6

Formula: C2-H3-N-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Isothiocyanatomethane
  • Methyl mustard

Known Uses

Agricultural chemical (disinfectant; fungicide, bactericide, wood preservative; herbicide; insecticide; nematocide. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (S0869)  Completed 
    • C. elegans
    • Dose: feed (0, .5, .63, .79, 1, 1.3, 1.6, 2, 2.5 3.2, 4, 5) mM 01/24/06 repro (0, .16, .20, .25, .32, .4, .5, .63, .79, 1, 1.3, 1.6) mM 04/25/05 GROWTH: (0, .05, .079, .13, .20, .32, .50, .79, 1.3, 2.0, 3.2, 5) mM.