Agent Name

6-Aminohexanenitrile

CAS Number

2432-74-8

Formula

C6-H12-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

6-Aminocapronitrile; 6-Aminohexanonitrile; Hexanenitrile, 6-amino-; omega-Aminocapronitrile; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Not commercially used or produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

In lethal-dose studies of rabbits by skin absorption, causes somnolence and acute pulmonary edema; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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