Agent Name

Ethyl nitrate

CAS Number

625-58-1

Formula

C2-H5-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ethylester kyseliny dusicne [Czech]; Nitric acid, ethyl ester; Nitric ether; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrates and Nitrites

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for production of other organic chemicals; [HSDB]

Comments

Inhalation can cause CNS depression and methemoglobinemia; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

64 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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