2-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate; ; Benzene, (2-isothiocyanatoethyl)-; Phenethyl mustard oil; Phenylaethylsenfoel [German]; Phenylethyl isothiocyanate; Phenylethyl mustard oil; Isothiocyanic acid, phenethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] (2-Isothiocyanatoethyl)benzene; PEITC; [Merck Index] beta-Phenethyl isothiocyanate; beta-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate; [RTECS] UN2206
Colorless to pale yellow liquid; [Merck Index] Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Present in cruciferous vegetables; Used as a flavor (hot/burning taste in horseradish); [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]
Causes inflammation or scarring of the bladder in acute oral studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [EFSA] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methyl isothiocyanate" and "Phenyl isothiocyanate."
0.011 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Isocyanate solution, toxic, n.o.s."
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: