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Thioacetic acid is an organosulfur compound with the molecular formula CH3COSH. It is a yellow coloured liquid with a strong thiol-like odor. It is used in organic synthesis for the introduction of thiol groups in molecules

Thioacetic acid
Skeletal formula of thioacetic acid
Ball-and-stick model of the thioacetic acid molecule
Names
IUPAC name
Ethanethioic S-acid
Other names
Thioacetic S-acid
Thiolacetic acid
Identifiers
507-09-5
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
ChEBI CHEBI:46800
ChemSpider 10052
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.331
KEGG C01857
PubChem 10484
UNII PS92MLC0FQ
Properties
C2H4OS
Molar mass 76.11756
Density 1.08 g/mL
Melting point −58 °C (−72 °F; 215 K)
Boiling point 93 °C (199 °F; 366 K)
-38.4·10 cm/mol
Hazards
Safety data sheet Fischer Scientific
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Thioacetic acid is an organosulfur compound with the molecular formula CH3COSH. It is a yellow coloured liquid with a strong thiol-like odor. It is used in organic synthesis for the introduction of thiol groups in molecules