Agent Name

Hydrazine mononitrate

CAS Number

13464-97-6

Formula

H4-N2.H-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Hydrazinium nitrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Hydrazines

Description

Colorless to slight amber liquid with a slight characteristic odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flux for soldering and welding; Also used for surface treatment of metals and in recovery of rare metals such as plutonium and neptunium; [www.orionchem.com/hydrazi_nenitrate.htm accessed 1/29/08]

Comments

Explosive if 1.) heated rapidly to 300 deg C; 2.) heated in a sealed container; 3.) comes in contact with metals or metal compounds at a temperature of 70 deg C or higher; [Sax] "Extremely destructive" to tissue of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract; May cause chemical pneumonitis, CNS depression, seizures, liver & kidney damage, and allergic reactions; [MSDSonline] See "Hydrazine."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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