Agent Name

n-Butylamide

CAS Number

541-35-5

Formula

C4-H9-N-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Butanamide; Butanimidic acid; Butanoic acid, amide; Butyramide; n-Butyramide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amides (<C10)

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [JECFA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00391 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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