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Substance Name: Cyanogen
RN: 460-19-5
UNII: 534Q0F66RK
InChIKey: JMANVNJQNLATNU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C2-N2

Molecular Weight

  • 52.036
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Human Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 100 lb
  • TWA (10 ppm)

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Cyanogen

Name of Substance

  • Cyanogen

Synonyms

  • Carbon nitride
  • Carbon nitride (C2N2)
  • Cyanogen
  • Cyanogen (C2N2)
  • Cyanogene
  • Cyanogene [French]
  • Dicyan
  • Dicyanogen
  • EC 207-306-5
  • EINECS 207-306-5
  • Ethanedinitrile
  • HSDB 2130
  • Nitriloacetonitrile
  • Oxalic acid dinitrile
  • Oxalonitrile
  • Oxalyl cyanide
  • Prussite
  • RCRA waste number P031
  • UNII-534Q0F66RK

Systematic Names

  • Cyanogen (C2N2)
  • Ethanedinitrile
  • Oxalonitrile

Superlist Names

  • Cyanogen
  • Cyanogen [UN1026] [Poison gas]
  • Ethanedinitrile
  • RCRA waste no. P031
  • UN1026

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 460-19-5

FDA UNII

  • 534Q0F66RK

System Generated Number

  • 0000460195

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2N2/c3-1-2-4

InChIKey

JMANVNJQNLATNU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(C#N)#N

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo subcutaneous 15mg/kg (15mg/kg)   Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 3, Pg. 77, 1897.
frog LDLo subcutaneous 43mg/kg (43mg/kg)   Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 3, Pg. 77, 1897.
human TCLo inhalation 16ppm (16ppm) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CONJUNCTIVE IRRITATION: EYE

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CHANGE IN OLFACTORY NERVE: OLFACTION
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 21, Pg. 121, 1960.
pigeon LDLo subcutaneous 9mg/kg (9mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 3, Pg. 77, 1897.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 13mg/kg (13mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 3, Pg. 77, 1897.
rat LC50 inhalation 350ppm/1H (350ppm) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: LACRIMATION: EYE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY OBSTRUCTION

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 21, Pg. 121, 1960.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -2.79E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point -2.11E+01 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.07 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 1.51E+05 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 4300 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 5.40E-03 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 0.0 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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