Agent Name

1-(2-Chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea

CAS Number

2365-30-2

Formula

C3-H6-Cl-N3-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Nitroso-1-(2-chloroethyl)urea; 2-Chloroethyl-N-nitrosourea; Chloroethylnitrosourea; CNU; MP 655; N-(2-Chloroethyl)-N-nitrosourea; N-Chloroethyl-N-nitrosourea; N-Nitroso-2-chloroethylurea; SKI 28404; Urea, 1-(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitroso-; Urea, N-(2-chloroethyl)-N-nitroso- (9CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrosamines

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 4.3 mg/kg; [RTECS] See "NITROSAMINES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00249 mm Hg

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