1,4-Dicyano-2-butene; beta-Hydromucononitrile; [ChemIDplus] UN3439
Tan crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]
Used as a chemical intermediate for adiponitrile; [HSDB]
Emergency treatment: "Acetonitrile"; Acetonitrile causes cyanide poisoning after a delay of 2-13 hours; [HSDB] Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 56 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS] See "NITRILES."
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitriles, toxic, solid, n.o.s."
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: