Agent Name

Diisopropyl azodicarboxylate

CAS Number

2446-83-5

Formula

C8-H14-N2-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2-Diazenedicarboxylic acid 1,2-bis(1-methylethyl) ester; Diisopropyl azodiformate; DIAD; [Merck Index] UN3082

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Orange liquid; [Merck Index] Pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin, respiratory tract, and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Diethyl azodicarboxylate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

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