Agent Name

N-Nitrosomethylvinylamine

CAS Number

4549-40-0

Formula

C3-H6-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ethenamine, N-methyl-N-nitroso-; Ethenylamine, N-methyl-N-nitroso-; MVNA; Methylvinylnitrosamin [German]; Methylvinylnitrosamine; Methylvinylnitrosoamine; N-Ethenyl-N-methylnitrosamine; N-Methyl-N-nitroso-ethenylamine; N-Methyl-N-nitrosovinylamine; N-Nitroso-N-methylvinylamine; NMVA; Vinylamine, N-methyl-N-nitroso-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Yellow liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as research chemical; No evidence of commercial production; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Dimethylnitrosamine"; Dimethylnitrosamine is a potent animal carcinogen; The liver is the target organ; The estimated lethal dose for an adult is 1.8 grams; [HSDB] Reacts with water; Highly toxic by inhalation and ingestion; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.96 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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