National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-10006-h

Testing Status of Amyl nitrite - 10006-H

 

CASRN: 463-04-7

Formula: C5-H11-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Nitramyl
  • Nitrous acid, pentyl ester

Known Uses

Coronary vasodilator for angina. Organic intermediate for nitrosation.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (143235)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
  • Salmonella  (404915)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (555017)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (704674)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (904928)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
  • Salmonella  (922816)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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