Agent Name

Hydrazine monohydrochloride

CAS Number

2644-70-4

Formula

Cl-H.H4-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Hydrazine monochloride; Hydrazine, monohydrochloride; Hydrazinium chloride; Hydrazinium monochloride; Hydrazine, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2923

Category

Hydrazines

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intravenous, intraperitoneal, and oral lethal-dose studies of rodents; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; May cause skin sensitization, CNS depression, and convulsions; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Possible carcinogen; Targets the nerves, blood, liver, kidney, and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Hydrazine." See "Hydrogen bromide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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