Agent Name

n-Butyl iodide

Alternative Name

1-Iodobutane

CAS Number

542-69-8

Formula

C4-H9-I

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Iodobutane; 1-Jodbutan [Czech]; Butyl iodide; Butane, 1-iodo-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1-Bromobutane" and "n-Butyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

13.9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 6,100 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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