Agent Name

Isoamyl nitrate

CAS Number

543-87-3

Formula

C5-H11-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Methyl-1-butanol nitrate; 3-Methylbutyl nitrate; Iso-amyl nitrate; Isopentyl nitrate; Nitrito d'amile [Italian]; 1-Butanol, 3-methyl-, 1-nitrate; 1-Butanol, 3-methyl-, nitrate; Isopentyl alcohol, nitrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrates and Nitrites

Description

Colorless liquid; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "n-Propyl nitrate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.44 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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