Clear white to pale yellow liquid with a repulsive odor.
Air & Water Reactions
Sensitive to moisture. Sensitive to prolonged exposure to air. Insoluble in water.
tert-dodecylthiol is incompatible with acids, diazo and azo compounds, halocarbons, isocyanates, aldehydes, alkali metals, nitrides, hydrides, and other strong reducing agents. Generate heat and in many cases hydrogen gas and possibly hydrogen sulfide with these materials. May liberate hydrogen sulfide upon decomposition or reaction with an acid. Incompatible with oxygen. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents . May be sensitive to heat.
tert-dodecylthiol is combustible.
Poison by ingestion. Moderately toxic by intraperitoneal route. A skin and eye irritant. Combustible when exposed to heat or flame; can react vigorously with oxidizing materials. To fight fire, use foam, Con, dry chemical. When heated to decomposition it emitstoxic fumes of SOx,. See also MERCAPTANS and SULFATE