Agent Name

Nitrosoguanidine

CAS Number

674-81-7

Formula

C-H4-N4-O

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Initiating explosive nitrosoguanidine (DOT); N-Nitrosoguanidine; Nitrosoguanidin [German]; Guanidine, nitroso-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Explosives

Sources/Uses

Used in explosives; [REPROTOX]

Comments

Causes diarrhea and other changes in urine composition in oral lethal-dose studies of rats (lethal-dose > 5,000 mg/kg); [RTECS] See "Guanidine." See "NITROSAMINES."

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