Agent Name

Oxamide

CAS Number

471-46-5

Formula

C2-H4-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Amid kyseliny stavelove [Czech]; Diaminoglyoxal; Ethanediamide; Formimidic acid, 1-carbamoyl-; Oxalamide; Oxalic acid diamide; Oxamid [Czech]; Oxamimidic acid; [ChemIDplus] Ethanedioic acid diamide; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A moderate eye irritant; Intraperitoneal LD50 (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] "Induces hydronephrosis in rat kidneys." [ChemIDplus] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Rubeanic acid." See "Oxalic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.35E-8 mm Hg

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