Agent Name

cis-2-Methyl-2-pentenenitrile

CAS Number

31551-28-7

Formula

C6-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(E)-2-Methyl-2-pentenenitrile; 2-Pentenenitrile, 2-methyl, (E)-; trans-alpha-Methyl-beta-ethylacrylonitrile; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

No known commercial use in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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