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Tetrathionic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tetrathionic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D01.029.260.877.800.900
D01.875.800.800.900
Unique ID
D013776
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013776
Scope Note
A sulfuric acid dimer, formed by disulfide linkage. This compound has been used to prolong coagulation time and as an antidote in cyanide poisoning.
Entry Term(s)
Potassium Tetrathionate
Sodium Tetrathionate
Tetrathionic Acid, Calcium Salt (1:1)
Tetrathionic Acid, Dipotassium Salt
Tetrathionic Acid, Disodium Salt
Tetrathionic Acid, Disodium Salt, Dihydrate
Pharm Action
Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number
8V1L8R19JH
Related Numbers
10101-86-7
13721-29-4
13760-29-7
13932-13-3
19188-33-1
8X6V5C8FZ9
CAS Type 1 Name
Tetrathionic acid
Previous Indexing
Thiosulfates (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under THIOSULFATES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under THIOSULFATES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Tetrathionic Acid Preferred
Tetrathionic Acid, Disodium Salt, Dihydrate Narrower
Tetrathionic Acid, Dipotassium Salt Narrower
Tetrathionic Acid, Disodium Salt Narrower
Sodium Tetrathionate Narrower
Tetrathionic Acid, Calcium Salt (1:1) Narrower
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