Agent Name

Acetone thiosemicarbazide

CAS Number

1752-30-3

Formula

C4-H9-N3-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-(1-Methylethylidene)hydrazinecarbothioamide; Acetone thiosemicarbazone; Acetonethiosemicarbazone; Acetonthiosemikarbazon [Czech]; Hydrazinecarbothioamide, 2-(1-methylethylidene)-; Thiosemicarbazone acetone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Solid; [CAMEO] White to pale brown solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Agricultural chemical and experimental pesticide; [ChemIDplus]]

Comments

No cases of human poisoning reported; May cause skin and eye irritation; In feeding studies of animals, may cause goiter, bone marrow depression, CNS stimulation, seizures, hyperglycemia, and pulmonary edema; [HSDB] May cause skin and eye irritation, pulmonary edema, hyperglycemia, and seizures; [CAMEO] Causes convulsions in inhalation lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes convulsions, acute pulmonary edema, and hemorrhage in ocular lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes convulsions and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 72 mg/m3/2h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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