Agent Name

Methyl cyanoacetate

CAS Number

105-34-0

Formula

C4-H5-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Cyanoacetic acid methyl ester; Methyl 2-cyanoacetate; Methyl cyanoethanoate; Methylester kyseliny kyanoctove [Czech]; Acetic acid, 2-cyano-, methyl ester; Acetic acid, cyano-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Colorless liquid with a mild odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make large scale and fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastic products, and computer-electronic-optical equipment; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Ethyl cyanoacetate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.13 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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