Pentyl nitrite

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Pentyl nitrite
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Clinical data
Synonymsn-Pentyl nitrate; n-Amyl nitrite; Nitramyl
Identifiers
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ECHA InfoCard100.006.667 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC5H11NO2
Molar mass117.148 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
Boiling point104 °C (219 °F) [1]

Pentyl nitrite (amyl nitrite) is a chemical compound with the molecular formula, classified as an alkyl nitrite, used as an antihypertensive medicine.[2] It is also used to treat cyanide poisoning.[2]

It is one of the chemicals used recreationally as poppers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Record in the GESTIS Substance Database of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  2. ^ a b "Metabocard for Amyl Nitrite". Human Metabolome Database.