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Substance Name: Diazomethane
RN: 334-88-3
UNII: 60A625P70P
InChIKey: YXHKONLOYHBTNS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A diazonium compound with the formula CH2N2.

Molecular Formula

  • C-H2-N2

Molecular Weight

  • 42.0408
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 100 lb
  • TWA (0.2 ppm); Suspected human carcinogen
  • TWA 0.2 ppm (0.4 mg/m3);

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Diazomethane

MeSH Heading

  • Diazomethane

Synonyms

  • 4-01-00-03056 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • Acomethylene
  • Azimethylene
  • BRN 0102415
  • CCRIS 205
  • Diazirine
  • Diazomethane
  • Diazonium methylide
  • EINECS 206-382-7
  • HSDB 1628
  • UNII-60A625P70P

Systematic Names

  • Diazomethane
  • Methane, diazo-

Superlist Names

  • Diazomethane
  • Methane, diazo-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 334-88-3

FDA UNII

  • 60A625P70P

System Generated Number

  • 0000334883

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CH2N2/c1-3-2/h1H2

InChIKey

YXHKONLOYHBTNS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[N+](=C)=[N-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LC50 inhalation 175ppm/10M (175ppm)   "Prehled Prumyslove Toxikologie; Organicke Latky," Marhold, J., Prague, Czechoslovakia, Avicenum, 1986Vol. -, Pg. 496, 1986.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.45E+02 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point -2.30E+01 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 2.000 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 2550 mg/L 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 3.37E-08 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 9.34E-13 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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