Agent Name

Isopropyl isocyanate

Alternative Name

Propane, 2-isocyanato-

CAS Number

1795-48-8

Formula

C4-H7-N-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Propane, 2-isocyanato-; UN2483 [ChemIDplus]

Category

Monoisocyanates

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

Very toxic by ingestion or inhalation; Highly flammable; [CAMEO] A lachrymator; [CHEMINFO] See "Methyl isocyanate." See "MONOISOCYANATES."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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