butyl mercaptan


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butyl mercaptan

[′byüd·əl mər′kap·tan]
(organic chemistry)
C4H9SH A colorless, odorous liquid, a component of skunk secretion; used commercially as a gas-odorizing agent.
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Next, the mg/cu m normal butyl mercaptan is taken from the odorization report (11.