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Substance Name: Ethylene sulfide
RN: 420-12-2
UNII: A2W5165740
InChIKey: VOVUARRWDCVURC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H4-S

Molecular Weight

  • 60.1196
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Code

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ethylene sulfide

Synonyms

  • 2,3-Dihydrothiirene
  • Aethylensulfid
  • Aethylensulfid [German]
  • AI3-52351
  • CCRIS 782
  • EINECS 206-993-9
  • Ethylene episulfide
  • Ethylene episulphide
  • Ethylene sulphide
  • HSDB 5489
  • NSC 89690
  • Sulfurane
  • Thiacyclopropane
  • Thiiran
  • Thiirane
  • Thiirene, 2,3-dihydro-
  • UNII-A2W5165740

Systematic Names

  • Epithioethane
  • Ethylene sulfide
  • Thiirane

Superlist Name

  • Ethylene sulphide

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 420-12-2

FDA UNII

  • A2W5165740

System Generated Number

  • 0000420122

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H4S/c1-2-3-1/h1-2H2

InChIKey

VOVUARRWDCVURC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C1CS1

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mammal (species unspecified) LD50 oral 36mg/kg (36mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 39(4), Pg. 86, 1974.
mouse LC50 inhalation 1400mg/m3 (1400mg/m3) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY)

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 13(8), Pg. 47, 1969.
mouse LD50 oral 35600ug/kg (35.6mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY)

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 13(8), Pg. 47, 1969.
rat LC50 inhalation 690ppm/6H (690ppm) BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: "FIBROSIS, FOCAL (PNEUMOCONIOSIS)"

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 6, Pg. 509, 1971.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 42mg/kg (42mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: FLACCID PARALYSIS WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (USUALLY NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKAGE)

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 25, Pg. 560, 1964.
rat LD50 oral 178mg/kg (178mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: STRUCTURAL OR FUNCTIONAL CHANGE IN TRACHEA OR BRONCHI

BEHAVIORAL: GENERAL ANESTHETIC
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 25, Pg. 560, 1964.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 90mg/kg (90mg/kg)   Zeitschrift fuer Krebsforschung. Vol. 74, Pg. 241, 1970.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Boiling Point 55-56 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.810 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 2.81E+04 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 250 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.46E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.06E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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