Agent Name

N-t-Butylformamide

CAS Number

2425-74-3

Formula

C5-H11-N-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Formamide, N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-; Formamide, N-(tert-butyl)-; N-(1,1-Dimethyl)formamide; N-tert-Butylformamide; tert-Butylformamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amides (<C10)

Description

mp = 16 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Colorless liquid; [HSDB] Colorless liquid; mp = 14-17 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent, petroleum additive, and intermediate for lubricating oil additives and other chemicals; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.27 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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