Agent Name

Nitrocyclohexane

CAS Number

1122-60-7

Formula

C6-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Cyclohexane, nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Pale yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

No reports of human poisoning cases found; Causes seizures and liver injury in animal studies; [HSDB] At lethal concentrations, inhalation causes excitement, somnolence, muscle contractions, and fatty liver degeneration in mice; Causes convulsions in rats after feeding lethal doses; [RTECS] A strong oxidizing agent; [CAMEO] Highly toxic by inhalation; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 172 ppm/4h

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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