Agent Name

2-Oxindole

CAS Number

59-48-3

Formula

C8-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Dihydro-2H-indol-2-one; 1,3-Dihydroindol-2-one; 2-Oxindoline; 2-Oxoindoline; Indol-2(3H)-one; Oxindol; Oxindole; 2-Indolinone; 2H-Indol-2-one, 1,3-dihydro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Indoles

Description

White to brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes flaccid paralysis without anesthesia (usually neuromuscular blockage), changes in motor activity, and ataxia in oral and intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Indole."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000132 mm Hg

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