Agent Name

Methoxymethyl isocyanate

CAS Number

6427-21-0

Formula

C3-H5-N-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Isocyanic acid, methoxymethyl ester; Methane, isocyanatomethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] Isocyanatomethyl methyl ether; [CAMEO] UN2605

Category

Monoisocyanates

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [CAMEO]

Comments

Highly toxic by inhalation and skin absorption; [CAMEO] See "Ethyl isocyanate."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

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