Carbon Disulfide

Product Line Sulfur products

Carbon Disulfide (CS₂) is a colorless, dense, highly refractive, volatile, flammable and toxic liquid. CS₂ plays a vital role in many of today's industrial processes.

  • Chemical family

    Sulfur compounds
  • CAS number

    75-15-0
  • Regional availability

    Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America
  • Molecular Weight

    76.14
  • Chemical name

    Carbon disulfide
  • Molecular drawing

    Sulfur compounds
  • Applications

    Carbon Disulfide (CS₂) is an effective solvent for oils, waxes, sulfur and many organic compounds. CS₂ is a main building block in the production of agricultural chemicals including some of the fungicides and soil fumigants that allow farmers to increase yields. It is also used to produce industrial chemicals like xanthates used in mining and rayon used in clothing. CS₂ is also consumed in the production of a variety of pharmaceuticals.

Market Segments

Chemical intermediates

Detailed description

Carbon disulfide is a main building block in the production of agricultural chemicals including some of the fungicides and soil fumigants that allow farmers to increase yields.

Functions

  • Processing aid,
  • Chemical building block

Applications

  • Fungicides,
  • Rubber Vulcanization,
  • Oilfield,
  • Pharmaceutical,
  • Chemical and Fungicide Intermediates,
  • Chemical Intermediates,
  • Cleaning solvents,
  • Rubber and Elastomer Production,
  • Textile Processing,
  • Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemicals
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Agriculture

Detailed description

Carbon disulfide

Functions

  • Chemical building block

Applications

  • Fungicides,
  • Fumigants,
  • Insecticides
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Mining

Detailed description

Carbon disulfide

Functions

  • Chemical building block

Applications

  • Flotation Collector,
  • Xanthates
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Polymer processing

Detailed description

Carbon disulfide

Functions

  • Chemical building block

Applications

  • Rubber chemicals
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Water treatment

Detailed description

Carbon disulfide

Functions

  • Biocide,
  • Chemical building block

Applications

  • Biocide
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