Agent Name

N-(2,3-Epoxypropyl)phthalimide

CAS Number

5455-98-1

Formula

C11-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(Phthalimidomethyl)oxirane; 1H-Isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione, 2-(oxiranylmethyl)-; 2,3-Epoxypropylphthalimide; 2-(Oxiranylmethyl)-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione; N-Glycidylphthalimide; Phthalimide, N-(2,3-epoxypropyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Nitrogen Rings

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild skin and moderate eye irritant in rabbits; [HSDB] A mild skin and severe eye irritant; Causes somnolence, ataxia, and changes in structure or function of salivary glands in oral lethal-dose study of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 4,400 mg/m3/4h

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