Agent Name

2-Nitrobutane

CAS Number

600-24-8

Formula

C4-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Butane, 2-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aliphatic

Comments

Causes somnolence and respiratory stimulation in oral lethal-dose studies of rabbits; [RTECS] See "2-Nitropropane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.79 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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