Agent Name

4,4'-Azobis(4-cyanovaleric acid)

CAS Number

2638-94-0

Formula

C12-H16-N4-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4,4'-Azobis(4-cyanopentanoic acid); Azobis(cyanovaleric acid); Kyselina 4,4'-azo-bis-(4-kyanvalerova) [Czech]; Pentanoic acid, 4,4'-azobis(4-cyano-; Valeric acid, 4,4'-azobis(4-cyano-; 4,4'-Azobis(4-cyanovaleric) acid; Pentanoic acid, 4,4'-(1,2-diazenediyl)bis(4-cyano-; [ChemIDplus] ACVA; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1325

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

White solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A free radical initiator." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 666 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable solid, organic, n.o.s."

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