Chemical Entity Data Page

CH3NCO
MeNCO
Methyl isocyanate
CH3–N=C=O
C
2
H
3
N
1
O
1
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 57.051
Melting point = -17 °C
Boiling point = 38 °C ┬íC
Solubility in organics = very soluble


Highly toxic. The material with killed 3000 and injured many more in Bhopal (India) in 1984.
Wikipedia Page:

Methyl isocyanate
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Methyl isocyanate
Isocyanate (generic)


Methyl group (generic)


Nucleophilic attack susceptible species (generic)


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