Problem

Thiols and mercaptans as pollutants

Other Names:
Mercaptans
Nature:
Thiols have an intensely disagreeable odour and contact with the liquid or vapour may cause irritation of the skin, eyes and mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract. Liquid thiols can also cause contact dermatitis.
Aggravates:
Malodorous fumes
Values:
Pollution
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET