Agent Name

Cyclopropanecarbonitrile

CAS Number

5500-21-0

Formula

C4-H5-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Cyanocyclopropane; Cyclopropanenitrile; Cyclopropyl cyanide; Cyclopropylnitrile; [ChemIDplus] UN3275

Category

Nitriles

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

13 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitriles, toxic, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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