Agent Name

cis-2-Methyl-2-butenenitrile

CAS Number

20068-02-4

Formula

C5-H7-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Butenenitrile, 2-methyl-, (Z)-; 2-Methyl-cis-2-butenenitrile; Angelic acid nitrile; Angeliconitrile; Crotononitrile, 2-methyl-, (Z)-; cis-2-Methyl-2-butenonitrile; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Sources/Uses

Used as chemical intermediate for cis-2-Methyl-2-butenoic acid and possibly for polymers and copolymers; Also used as a solvent; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Acetonitrile"; Acetonitrile can cause delayed onset (2-13 hours) cyanide poisoning; [HSDB] See "NITRILES."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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