Agent Name

N-Ethylacetamide

CAS Number

625-50-3

Formula

C4-H9-N-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Acetamidoethane; Acetoethylamide; Ethylacetamide; N-Aethylacetamid [German]; Acetamide, N-ethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amides (<C10)

Description

Colorless or pale yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 3,560 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Dimethyl acetamide."

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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