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Testing Status of 2-Methylpropanenitrile M010023


CASRN: 78-82-0

Formula: C4-H7-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Isobutyronitrile
  • Isopropyl cyanide

Known Uses

Intermediate for insecticides; in organic synthesis; as a gasoline additive; as a catalyst in the polymerization of ethylene. 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  (A09492)  Completed 
    •  Negative