Agent Name

Allyl cyanide

CAS Number

109-75-1

Formula

C4-H5-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Butene-4-nitrile; 3-Butenonitrile; 3-Butenylnitrile; 3-Cyano-1-propene; 3-Cyanopropene; Acetonitrile, vinyl-; Allylkyanid [Czech]; Allylnitrile; Propene-3-nitrile; TL 350; Vinylacetonitrile; beta-Butenonitrile; 3-Butenenitrile; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Liquid with an odor like onions; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

18.5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 500 ppm/4hr

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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