Agent Name

Diethyl cyanophosphonate

CAS Number

2942-58-7

Formula

C5-H10-N-O3-P

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Diethylphosphorocyanidate; Diethoxy-phosphoryl cyanide; Diethyl phosphorocyanidate; Phosphorocyanidic acid, diethyl ester; Phosphorocyanidic acid, O,O-diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN2922

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Reagent for solid phase peptide synthesis." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 1.4 mg/kg; [RTECS] Hydrolyzed by water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tabun."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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