Agent Name

N-Butylacetanilide

CAS Number

91-49-6

Formula

C12-H17-N-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Acetamide, N-butyl-N-phenyl-; Acetanilide, N-butyl-; Acetic acid, amide, N-butyl-N-phenyl-; BAA; Butylacetanilide; N-Butyl-N-phenylacetamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Insect Repellents

Description

mp = 24.5 deg C; [HSDB] Colorless liquid; mp = 24.0 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a tick and flea repellent; [HSDB] Used as "KG coupler solvent"; [Eastman Kodak MSDS]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Oral LD50 (mouse) = 800 mg/kg causing somnolence; [RTECS] A skin and eye irritant; Harmful if swallowed; [Eastman Kodak MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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