Agent Name

Isoamyl cyanide

CAS Number

542-54-1

Formula

C6-H11-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Methylpentanenitrile; 4-Methylvaleronitrile; Isoamylkyanid [Czech]; Isocapronitrile; Isopentyl cyanide; Pentanenitrile, 4-methyl-; Valeronitrile, 4-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Liquid with a very bad odor; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.69 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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