Agent Name

Carbonyl cyanide m-chlorophenyl hydrazone

CAS Number

555-60-2

Formula

C9-H5-Cl-N4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

((3-Chlorophenyl)hydrazono)propanedinitrile; (3-Chlorophenyl)hydrazonomalononitrile; CCCP; CCP; Carbonyl cyanide m-chlorophenylhydrazone; Carbonyl cyanide, (3-chlorophenyl)hydrazone; Carbonyl cyanide-m-chlorophenylhydrazone; Carbonylcyanide-3-chlorophenylhydrazone; Carbonylcyanide-m-chlorophenylhydrazone; m-Chlorophenyl carbonylcyanide hydrazone; ((3-Chlorophenyl)hydrazono)malononitrile; Mesoxalonitrile, (m-chlorophenyl)hydrazone (8CI); Propanedinitrile, ((3-chlorophenyl)hydrazono)-; Propanedinitrile, 2-(2-(3-chlorophenyl)hydrazinylidene)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Fine crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

"A proton ionophore. It is commonly used as an uncoupling agent and inhibitor of photosynthesis because of its effects on mitochondrial and chloroplast membranes." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

, as CN

MAK

, inhalable fraction, as CN

Vapor Pressure

5.67E-6 mm Hg

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