Agent Name

Triaminoguanidine nitrate

CAS Number

4000-16-2

Formula

C-H8-N6.H-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Carbonohydrazonic dihydrazide, mononitrate; Carbonohydrazonic dihydrazide, nitrate (1:1); Guanidine, 1,2,3-triamino-, mononitrate; Triaminoguanidine mononitrate; [ChemIDplus] TAGN; [Ullmann]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Sources/Uses

Used in explosive propellants; [Ullmann]

Comments

Slows pulse and raises blood pressure in mice and dogs; No evidence of teratogenicity; [HSDB] Causes somnolence, convulsions, and dyspnea in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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