Agent Name

3-Bromopropionitrile

CAS Number

2417-90-5

Formula

C3-H4-Br-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Bromo-2-cyanoethane; 2-Bromoethyl cyanide; 2-Cyanoethyl bromide; 3-Bromopropanenitrile; beta-Bromopropionitrile; Propionitrile, beta-bromo-; Propanenitrile, 3-bromo-; Propionitrile, 3-bromo-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Colorless or yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 50 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Highly toxic by ingestion; Oral LD50 (rat) = 25-50 mg/kg; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "3-Chloropropanonitrile" and "Propionitrile."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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