Agent Name

2-Butyl nitrate

CAS Number

543-29-3

Formula

C4-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Butyl nitrate; Isobutyl nitrate; [ChemFinder] UN3272

Category

Nitrates and Nitrites

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Toxic by ingestion; May be harmful if absorbed through skin or inhaled; [MSDSonline] See "Ethyl nitrate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.3 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 21 deg C; bp = 123 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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