Agent Name

3-Aminocrotononitrile

CAS Number

1118-61-2

Formula

C4-H6-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Butenenitrile, 3-amino-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Slightly yellow flakes; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to synthesize pyrazolimines; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; A lachrymator; High concentrations can cause serious injury to skin, eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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