Agent Name

Tosylmethyl isocyanide

CAS Number

36635-61-7

Formula

C9-H9-N-O2-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Toluenesulfonylmethyl isocyanide; (p-Toluenesulphonyl)methyl isocyanide; Benzene, 1-((isocyanomethyl)sulfonyl)-4-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 1-[(Isocyano-methyl)sulfonyl]-4-methylbenzene; (4-Methylphenylsulfonyl)-methyl isocyanide; p-Toluenesulfonylmethyl isocyanide; TosMIC; [Merck Index] UN2811

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Ethyl isocyanide" and "Phenylisocyanide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

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