Property Value
Molecular Formula C4H10S Molecular Weight 90.2 g.mol-1
Synonyms tert-butanethiol; 2-methyl-2-propanethiol Color and odor
  Colorless liquid; malodorous (skunk-like odor) Odor threshold
threshold 0.4 mg.m-3
Density 0.807 g/mL at 16°C
Boiling point 62 to 68°C Freezing point 1.1°C
Flash point -26°C
Vapor pressure 300 mm Hg at 16°C
Henry’s constant 0.00719 atm.m3.mol-1 at 24°C
Solubility in water 1470 mg.L-1
Octanol-water partition coefficient 138
Table 1: Chemical and physical properties of tertiary butyl mercaptan (TBM) [7].