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Testing Status of Dimethyldisulfide M910023


CASRN: 624-92-0

Formula: C2-H6-S2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Methyl disulfide
  • Methyldithiomethane

Known Uses

Occurs in gasses from kraft pulping operations; used for gas well down hole process aid; proposed as replacement for methyl mercaptan (jet fuel additive). 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  (390409)  Completed 
    •  Negative