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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The two scent glands are located on opposite sides of the anus with each having a short tube that extends out slightly on each side of the anus when the yellowish colored butyl mercaptan containing liquid is sprayed.
is tertiary butyl mercaptan (TBM) or blends thereof.