Agent Name

Isonitrosoacetone

CAS Number

306-44-5

Formula

C3-H5-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Oxopropanal-1-oxime; 1,2-Propanedione, 1-oxime; 2-Propanone, 1-(hydroxyimino)-; 2-Propanone, 1-isonitroso-; 2-Propanone, isonitroso-; 3-Hydroxyiminoacetone; Acetone, (hydroxyimino)-; Acetone, 3-hydroxyimino-; Acetone, isonitroso-; Methylglyoxal aldoxime; MINA; Monoisonitrosoacetone; Monoizonitrozoacetone; Propanone 1-oxime; Pyruvaldehyde 1-oxime; Pyruvaldehydoxim [Czech]; Pyruvaldoxime; 2-Oxopropionaldehyde 1-oxime; Propanal, 2-oxo-, 1-oxime; Pyruvaldehyde, 1-oxime; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Oximes

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes degenerative changes to brain, coma, and dyspnea in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; Causes convulsions in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.2 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 3,600 mg/m3/2hr

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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