Agent Name

Iminodiacetonitrile

CAS Number

628-87-5

Formula

C4-H5-N3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,1'-Imidodiacetonitrile; 2,2'-Iminobisacetonitrile; 2406 I.S.; Di(cianometil)ammina [Italian]; Acetonitrile, 2,2'-iminobis-; Acetonitrile, iminodi-; [ChemIDplus] IDAN; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Tan to light brown odorless crystals; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, effects on food intake, and other gastrointestinal changes in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes somnolence, tremor, and other gastrointestinal changes in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause respiratory tract irritation (not expected to cause skin or eye irritation); [Akzo Nobel MSDS] See "beta,beta'-Iminodipropionitrile."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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