Agent Name

2-Cyanobutane

CAS Number

18936-17-9

Formula

C5-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Methylbutanone cyanohydrin; 2-Methylbutanenitrile; 2-Methylbutyronitrile; alpha-Methylbutyronitrile; Butanenitrile, 2-methyl- (9CI); Butyronitrile, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Mostly soluble in water (8.89 g/L at 25 deg C); [ChemIDplus]

Comments

See "CYANIDES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

10.3 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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