Agent Name

Maleimide

CAS Number

541-59-3

Formula

C4-H3-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Pyrroline-2,5-dione; Maleic imide; Pyrrole-2,5-dione; 1H-Pyrrole-2,5-dione; [ChemIDplus] UN2923

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; [Wikipedia]

Comments

Causes burns; May cause skin sensitization; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Search for (541-59-3[EC/RN Number]) AND (allergic OR dermatitis OR sensitizer OR sensitization): no reported allergic contact dermatitis; [PubMed]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.77E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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