Agent Name

Phenyl-N-tert-butylnitrone

Alternative Name

PBN

CAS Number

3376-24-7

Formula

C11-H15-N-O

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2-Phenyl-N-tert-butylnitrone; Benzylidene-tert-butylamine N-oxide; N-tert-Butyl-2-phenylnitrone; N-tert-Butyl-alpha-phenylnitrone; PBN; alpha-Phenyl-N-t-butylnitrone; alpha-Phenyl-N-tert-butylnitrone; alpha-Phenyl-t-butylnitrone; tert Butylphenylnitrone; 2-Propanamine, 2-methyl-N-(phenylmethylene)-, N-oxide; N-Benzyliden-tert-butylamine N-ether; Nitrone, N-tert-butyl-alpha-phenyl- (6CI,7CI,8CI); [ChemIDplus] 2-Methyl-N-(phenylmethylene)-2-propanamine N-oxide; Benzylidene-tert-butylamine oxide; [Merck Index]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline needles; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a spin trap for free radicals; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LDLo = 200 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.33E-7 mm Hg

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