Agent Name

Hexamethylene diisocyanide

CAS Number

929-57-7

Formula

C8-H12-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Hexamethylene di-isocyanide; Hexamethylenediisocyanic acid; Isocyanic acid, hexamethylenedi-; Hexa-1,6-diyl diisocyanide; [ChemIDplus] 1,6-Diisocyanohexane; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Clear colorless liquid with a stench; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 100 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant that may cause severe eye irritation; Toxic by inhalation and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "NITRILES." See "Tetramethyl succinonitrile."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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