Agent Name

2-Methyl-2-nitro-1-propanol

CAS Number

76-39-1

Formula

C4-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Methyl-2-nitropropanol; 2-Nitro-2-methyl-1-propanol; 2-Nitro-2-methylpropanol; 1-Propanol, 2-methyl-2-nitro-; 2-Methyl-2-nitropropan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] 2-Methyl-2-nitro-1-propanol; NMP; [Ullmann]

Category

Nitros, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless solid; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used in adhesives to bond tire cords; [Ullmann]

Comments

A severe eye irritant (rabbits); Causes ataxia, respiratory depression, and hematuria after oral lethal doses in rats; [RTECS] A strong eye irritant, based on animal studies; [eChemPortal: HPVIS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.09 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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