542-56-3 Isobutyl nitrite

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CAS 542-56-3 -

CAS Number:  542-56-3

Chemical Name:  Isobutyl nitrite

Type of Toxicity:  cancer

Listing Mechanism:  Authoritative Bodies (AB)

Date Listed:  1-May-96

NSRL (No Significant Risk Level) or MADL (Maximum Allowable Dose Level):  7.4 µg/day

Where a source or product results in exposures by multiple routes, the total exposure must be considered. For example, the MADL for benzene is exceeded when the absorbed dose exceeds 24 µg/day. If only inhalation and oral exposure occurs, the benzene MADL is exceeded when: (oral dose ÷ 24 µg/day) + (inhalation dose ÷ 49 µg/day) > 1.0.

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Chemical Formula:  C4H9NO2

EC Number (EINECS):  208-819-7

Synonyms:  Isobutyl nitrite;Nitrous acid, 2-methylpropyl ester;Nitrous acid, isobutyl ester;IBN;NCI-C61052

Appearance:  colourless to pale yellow liquid

Boiling Point:  67 C

Vapor Pressure:  10 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  -23 C

Explosion Limits:  1.2 - 26.9%

Water Solubility:  negligible

Stability:  Stable. Incompatible with acids, alcohols, strong bases. Decomposes slowly in water. Flammable - incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Note wide explosion limits. May be light and moisture sensitive. Oxidizer. May explode if heated.

Molecular Weight:  103.1198

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