Agent Name

Acetoxime

CAS Number

127-06-0

Formula

C3-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Propanone oxime; Acetone oxime; Acetonoxime; beta-Isonitrosopropane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Oximes

Description

Crystals with a chloral odor; [Hawley] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent (cellulose ethers), primer (diesel fuels), and intermediate (organic synthesis); [Hawley]

Comments

Causes coma in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.12 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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