Agent Name

MONOISOCYANATES

Alternative Name

CLASS

CAS Number

Varies

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

CLASSES; n-Butyl isocyanate; tert-Butyl isocyanate; Cyclohexyl isocyanate; Ethyl isocyanate; Isobutyl isocyanate; Isopropyl isocyanate; Methoxymethyl isocyanate; Methyl isocyanate; Phenyl isocyanate; n-Propyl isocyanate

Category

Monoisocyanates

Comments

Isocyanates that are lachrymators include Allyl isothiocyanate, Methyl isothiocyanate, Ethyl isocyanate, Phenyl isocyanate, Methyl isocyanate, and n-Butyl isocyanate. [HSDB] Other isocyanates that are lachrymators: 3-Chloro-4-methylphenyl isocyanate 28479-22-3; Allyl isocyanate 1476-23-9; Cyclohexyl isocyanate 3173-53-3; Ethyl isocyanate 109-90-0; Hexyl isocyanate 2525-62-4; Isopropyl isocyanate 1795-48-8; m-Tolyl isocyanate 621-29-4; n-Propyl isocyanate 110-78-1; o-Tolyl isocyanate 614-68-6; Octadecyl isocyanate 112-96-9; p-Tolyl isocyanate 622-58-2; tert-Butyl isocyanate 1609-86-5; [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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