ethyl mercaptan definition

  • noun:
    • A colorless organic fluid, C2H5SH, which has a strong odor and is included with odorless gas and gasoline methods as a warning broker.
    • a thiol officially based on ethyl alcohol by changing the air atom with sulfur
  • others:
    • A gaseous substance (C2H5.SH) used as an odorant in gas and propane to facilitate recognition and serve as a warning of leaks.

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