Agent Name

N-Butylformamide

CAS Number

871-71-6

Formula

C5-H11-N-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

N-n-Butylformamide; Formamide, N-butyl-; Formamide, N-n-butyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amides (<C10)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes flaccid paralysis without anesthesia and somnolence in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats and mice (LD50 = 320 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "N-Methylformamide."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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