Carbon disulfide is a highly toxic and flammable dangerous chemical compound released during volcanic eruptions and marshes.
When coke reacts with sulfur at high temperatures carbon disulfide is obtained.
C + 2S → CS2
Properties Of Carbon Disulfide
|Chemical formula||CS2 or CS2|
|Molecular weight||76.131 g/mol|
|Density||1.539 g/cm3 (−186°C)|
|Chemical names||Carbon bisulfide, Dithiocarbonic anhydride|
|Boiling point||46.24 °C|
|Melting point||−111.61 °C|
Carbon Disulfide Structural Formula
Carbon disulfide is linear in molecular shape compound used as an industrial and chemical non-polar solvent and is also used as a building block in organic chemistry. It displays anaesthetic properties and is an organosulfur compound and a one-carbon compound.
The structural formula for Carbon disulfide is as shown in the figure below.
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