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Testing Status of 4-Pentenenitrile M010020


CASRN: 592-51-8

Formula: C5-H7-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Allylacetonitrile
  • Allylmethylcyanide
  • 1-Cyano-3-butene
  • 4-Pentenoic acid nitrile

Known Uses

Unisolated chemical intermediate in the production of adiponitrile. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A34160)  Completed 
    •  Negative