Agent Name

4-Methoxybenzonitrile

CAS Number

874-90-8

Formula

C8-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Cyanoanisole; Benzonitrile, 4-methoxy-; p-Anisylnitrile; p-Cyanoanisole; p-Methoxyphenyl cyanide; p-Anisonitrile (8CI); p-Methoxybenzonitrile; [ChemIDplus] UN3439

Category

Nitriles

Description

White crystalline powder with an almond-like odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; Toxic by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "NITRILES." See "Anisole."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.06 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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