Agent Name

4-Aminobenzonitrile

CAS Number

873-74-5

Formula

C7-H6-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-4-cyanobenzene; 4-Cyanoaniline; Aniline, p-cyano-; Benzonitrile, 4-amino-; p-Aminobenzonitrile; p-Cyanoaniline; Benzonitrile, p-amino- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3439

Category

Nitriles

Description

Off-white crystalline powder; Slightly soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include cyanosis; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00887 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitriles, toxic, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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