Agent Name

Lithium cyanide

CAS Number

2408-36-8

Formula

C-Li-N

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Category

Cyanides

Description

Clear brownish-yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

See "CYANIDES."

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as CN

MAK

2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as CN

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as CN

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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