Toxicology of methacrylonitrile.

@article{Farooqui1991ToxicologyOM,
  title={Toxicology of methacrylonitrile.},
  author={Mazhar Farooqui and M. Moiz Mumtaz},
  journal={Toxicology},
  year={1991},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={239-50}
}
The chemistry, industrial usage, general toxicity and experimental use of methacrylonitrile are briefly reviewed. Methacrylonitrile, a reactive, unsaturated and methylated aliphatic nitrile, has industrial applications in a variety of organic processes related to the polymer industry. Its general toxic effects are primarily related to the release of cyanide and formation of reactive metabolites containing a double bond between carbon 2 and 3. Methacrylonitrile has been given by a variety of… CONTINUE READING

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