Agent Name

Propionamide

CAS Number

79-05-0

Formula

C3-H7-N-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Amid kyseliny propionove [Czech]; Propanamide; Propanimidic acid; Propionic acid amide; Propionic amide; Propionimidic acid; Propionimidic acid (VAN); Propylamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amides (<C10)

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Off-white crystalline flakes; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Dimethyl acetamide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 8,000 ppm

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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