Agent Name

1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl isocyanide

CAS Number

14542-93-9

Formula

C9-H17-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutylisonitrile; 1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl isocyanate; Butyl isocyanide, 1,1,3,3-tetramethyl- (8CI); Pentane, 2-isocyano-2,4,4-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] tert-Octyl isocyanide; Walborsky's reagent; tert-Octyl isonitrile; 2-Isocyano-2,4,4-trimethylpentane; [Acros Organics MSDS] UN1992

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption (may be metabolized to cyanide); [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Ethyl isocyanide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

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