Agent Name

beta,beta'-Iminodipropionitrile

CAS Number

111-94-4

Formula

C6-H9-N3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2341 I.S.; 3,3'-Iminobis(propanenitrile); 3,3'-Iminobispropionitrile; 3,3'-Iminodipropanenitrile; 3,3'-Iminodipropionitrile; BBCE; Bis(beta-cyanoethyl)amine; Bis-(2-cyanoethyl)amine; Bis-(2-kyanethyl)amin [Czech]; Bis-(3-cyanoethyl)amine; Di(2-cianoetil)ammina [Italian]; Di-(2-cyanoethyl)amine; Diethylamine, 2,2'-dicyano-; Ethanamine, 2-cyano-N-(2-cyanoethyl)-; IDPN; Imino-beta,beta'-dipropionitrile; Iminodipropanenitrile; Iminodiproprionitrile; N,N-Bis(2-cyanoethyl)amine; Propanenitrile, 3,3'-iminobis-; Propionitrile, 3,3'-iminodi-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Colorless liquid; Sensitive to moisture; [HSDB] Yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in medical research (neurotoxin) and as a chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin irritant; A severe eye irritant; May cause chronic cyanide poisoning after ingestion; [HSDB] Causes somnolence and convulsions in lethal dose inhalation studies of mice; [RTECS] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00361 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 4,000 ppm/1h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 110 deg C; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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