Methyl isocyanate

methyl ester of isocyanic acid, MIC

How to detect Methyl isocyanate

Formula: C2H3NO | CAS: 624-83-9

Synonyms: methyl ester of isocyanic acid, MIC

Methyl isocyanate is used in the manufacture of various polymers, adhesives, resins and pesticides.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC2H3NO
CAS no.624-83-9
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV1.5
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV5
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.422
Molecular Weight, g/mole57.0
Melting point, °C-45
Boiling point, °C39.4
Flash point, °C-7.2
SpecificationValue/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, %5.3
Density, g.cm⁻³0.96
Ionisation Energy, eV10.67
EH40 STEL, ppm0.02
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm0.02
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³0.05
NIOSH IDLH, ppm3
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm0.02
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³0.05

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