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Sigma-Aldrich

Butyl nitrite

95%

Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3ONO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
103.12
Beilstein:
1701036
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor pressure

760 mmHg ( 78 °C)

assay

95%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.376 (lit.)

bp

78 °C (lit.)

solubility

alcohol: miscible(lit.)
diethyl ether: miscible(lit.)

density

0.882 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCCCON=O

InChI

1S/C4H9NO2/c1-2-3-4-7-5-6/h2-4H2,1H3

InChI key

JQJPBYFTQAANLE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

The photodissociation dynamics of butyl nitrite was studied using time-resolved Fourier transform infrared (TR-FTIR) emission spectroscopy. The effects of butyl nitrite on methyl cobalamin and 5-methyl tetrahydrofolate were studied.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

FlameSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Flam. Liq. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

8.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-13 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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G R Newell et al.
The American journal of medicine, 78(5), 811-816 (1985-05-01)
Early reports of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in homosexual men suggested that the cause might be related to homosexual life-style practices, including use of recreational drugs. Inhalation of volatile nitrites is a possible contributing factor in AIDS because
Min Ji et al.
The Journal of chemical physics, 130(17), 174314-174314 (2009-05-12)
We report on the photodissociation dynamics study of n-butyl nitrite and isoamyl nitrite by means of time-resolved Fourier transform infrared (TR-FTIR) emission spectroscopy. The obtained TR-FTIR emission spectra of the nascent NO fragments produced in the 355 nm laser photolysis
B A Meloche et al.
Xenobiotica; the fate of foreign compounds in biological systems, 23(8), 863-871 (1993-08-01)
1. The addition of n-butyl nitrite (BN) to isolated rat hepatocytes caused rapid S-nitrosyl glutathione (GSNO) formation, then a concomitant decrease in protein thiols, followed by a marked ATP depletion. Cytotoxic concentrations of BN also caused lipid peroxidation after a
J D Osterloh et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 74(7), 780-782 (1985-07-01)
The uptake of butyl nitrite by rats (500 g, one rat/chamber) was determined over a 5-min exposure period. About 44% of the starting amount (771-3855 ppm) of n-butyl nitrite was consumed in 5 min. Three rats per exposure concentration were
G R Newell et al.
Pharmacotherapy, 4(5), 284-291 (1984-09-01)
Volatile nitrite in the form of amyl nitrite was used for 100 years for the treatment of angina pectoris. In spite of recognized toxicity, its use in this form was considered safe. During the 1960s prescriptions were not required for

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