Agent Name

p-Tolylsulfonylmethylnitrosamide

CAS Number

80-11-5

Formula

C8-H10-N2-O3-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Diazalo; Benzenesulfonamide, N,4-dimethyl-N-nitroso-; Diazald; Diazale; Methylnitroso-p-toluenesulfonamide; N-Methyl-N-nitroso-p-toluenesulfonamide; N-Methyl-N-nitroso-p-tolylsulfonylamide; N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-tolylsulfonamide; N-Nitroso-N-methyl-p-toluenesulfamide; Toluene-p-sulfonylmethylnitrosamide; p-Toluenesulfonamide, N-methyl-N-nitroso-; p-Tolylsulfonyl-methyl-nitrosamid [German]; p-Tolylsulfonylmethylnitrosamine; [ChemIDplus] UN3224

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index] Fine light yellow crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make diazomethane in the laboratory; [Merck Index]

Comments

A mutagen and tumorigen; [RTECS] May explode from shock or friction; May polymerize; An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.79E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Self-reactive solid type C."

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