National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m20149

Testing Status of Perchloromethyl mercaptan - M20149

 

CASRN: 594-42-3

Formula: C-Cl4-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Methanesulfenyl chloride, trichloro- (9CI)
  • Trichloromethanesulphenyl chloride

Known Uses

Fumigant. Dye intermediate. Organic synthesis. 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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (446807)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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