Agent Name

Diacetylmonoxime

CAS Number

57-71-6

Formula

C4-H7-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3-Butanedione 2-oxime; 2,3-Butanedione 3-monoxime; 2,3-Butanedione oxime; 2,3-Butanedione-2-monoxime; 2-Oximino-3-butanone; 3-Oximino-2-butanone; 3-Oxo-2-butanone oxime; Biacetyl monooxime; Biacetyl monoxime; DAM; DAM (oxime); Diacetyl monooxime; Diacetylmonooxime; Isonitrosoethyl methyl ketone; 2,3-Butanedione monoxime; 2,3-Butanedione, 2-oxime; 2,3-Butanedione, monooxime; [ChemIDplus] 2-Hydroxyimino-3-butanone; 2-Oxime 2,3-butanedione; Biacetylmonoxime; Diacetyl monoxime; RA 53; [CAMEO]

Category

Oximes

Description

Cream-colored solid; [CAMEO] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to determine urea in blood; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 51 mg/kg; Causes diarrhea and weight loss in 23-day intermittent intraperitoneal studies of rats; [RTECS] "Symptoms of exposure to this compound may include headache, dizziness, blurred vision, diplopia, nausea, tachycardia, and mild weakness." [NTP] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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