Agent Name

Butyl nitrate

CAS Number

928-45-0

Formula

C4-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Nitric acid, butyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrates and Nitrites

Description

Water-white liquid; [Hawley]

Comments

An oxidizing agent; May explode from heat or shock; [Hawley] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "NITRATES and NITRITES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.3 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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