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Compound Summary for: CID 3080     Try the new version summary page


Also known as: 2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanol; 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol; British Anti-Lewisite; 59-52-9; dimercaptopropanol; Dithioglycerine; Dicaptol; Sulfactin
Molecular Formula: C3H8OS2   Molecular Weight: 124.22502   InChIKey: WQABCVAJNWAXTE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
An anti-gas warfare agent that is effective against Lewisite (dichloro(2-chlorovinyl)arsine) and formerly known as British Anti-Lewisite or BAL. It acts as a chelating agent and is used in the treatment of arsenic, gold, and other heavy metal poisoning.   From: MeSH
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