Agent Name

Isobutyl isocyanate

CAS Number

1873-29-6

Formula

C5-H9-N-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2-Methylpropyl isocyanate; Propane, 1-isocyanato-2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] Isocyanic acid, isobutyl ester; [CAMEO] UN2486

Category

Monoisocyanates

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make pesticides and pharmaceuticals; [CAMEO]

Comments

May cause severe irritation; [CAMEO] See "n-Butyl isocyanate."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

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