Agent Name

3-Hexenedinitrile

CAS Number

1119-85-3

Formula

C6-H6-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Dicyano-2-butene; beta-Hydromucononitrile; [ChemIDplus] UN3439

Category

Nitriles

Description

Tan crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for adiponitrile; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Acetonitrile"; Acetonitrile causes cyanide poisoning after a delay of 2-13 hours; [HSDB] Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 56 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalsition, or skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS] See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitriles, toxic, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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