Agent Name

Butylhydroxybutylnitrosamine

CAS Number

3817-11-6

Formula

C8-H18-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-(Butylnitrosamino)-1-butanol; 4-(Butylnitrosoamino)butanol; 4-(N-Butylnitrosamino)-1-butanol; 4-Hydroxybutylbutylnitrosamine; BBN; Butanol (4)-butyl-nitrosamine; Butyl-butanol(4)-nitrosamin [German]; Butyl-butanol-nitrosamine; Dibutylamine, 4-hydroxy-N-nitroso-; N-Butyl-(4-hydroxybutyl)nitrosamine; N-Butyl-N-(4-hydroxybutyl)nitrosamine; N-Nitroso-N-butyl-(4-hydroxybutyl)amine; N-Nitrosobutylbutanolamine; 1-Butanol, 4-(butylnitrosoamino)-; N-Nitroso-N-butyl-N-(4-carboxypropyl)amine; [ChemIDplus] 4-Butylnitrosamino-1-butanol; 4-Hydroxy-n-nitrosodibutylamine; Butylbutanolnitrosamine; N-Butyl-N-(1-hydroxybutyl)nitrosamine; N-Nitrosobutyl-4-hydroxybutylamine; N-Nitrosobutylbutan-4-olamine; [CAMEO] N-Butyl-N-butan-4-ol-nitrosamine; N-Butyl-N-nitroso-4-aminobutanol; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Dark red liquid; [CAMEO]

Comments

Causes vascular changes and hemorrhages in subcutaneous lethal-dose studies of hamsters; Causes muscle weakness, bladder inflammation, and tumors of the kidney and bladder in 20-week constant oral studies of mice and rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; May cause cancer; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "NITROSAMINES."

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