lauryl mercaptan

lauryl mercaptan

[′lȯr·əl mər′kap‚tan]
(organic chemistry)
C12H25SH Pale-yellow or water-white liquid with mild odor; insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents; used to manufacture plastics, pharmaceuticals, insecticides, fungicides, and elastomers.
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