Agent Name

Pyridine, 4-nitro-, 1-oxide

CAS Number

1124-33-0

Formula

C5-H4-N2-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

4-Nitropyridine 1-oxide; 4-Nitropyridine N-oxide; 4-Nitropyridine oxide; 4-Nitropyridine-1-oxide; 4-Nitropyridine-N-oxide; Avitrol 100; p-Nitropyridine N-oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Solid; [CAMEO] Crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Not currently registered with the EPA for pesticide use in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Effects in high-dose animal studies include tremor and convulsions; Oral LD50 (wild birds) = 8 mg/kg; Tumorigenic in mice by RTECS criteria; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000594 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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