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o-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
o-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile
Tree Number(s)
D02.626.310
Unique ID
D009763
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009763
Scope Note
A riot control agent which causes temporary irritation of the eyes and the mucosal surface of the respiratory tract. It is a more potent irritant than OMEGA-CHLOROACETOPHENONE, but less incapacitating.
Entry Term(s)
2-Chlorobenzylidene Malonitrile
2-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile
CS Tear Gas
o-Chlorobenzylidene Malonitrile
o-Chlorobenzylidene malonotrile
ortho-Chlorobenzylidene Malonitrile
ortho-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile
Pharm Action
Riot Control Agents, Chemical
Registry Number
2698-41-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Propanedinitrile, ((2-chlorophenyl)methylene)-
Previous Indexing
Benzyl Compounds (1972-1974)
Nitriles (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was O-CHLOROBENZYLIDENE MALONITRILE see under NITRILES 1975-90
Online Note
use O-CHLOROBENZYLIDENEMALONITRILE to search O-CHLOROBENZYLIDENE MALONITRILE 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was O-CHLOROBENZYLIDENE MALONITRILE see under NITRILES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/14
Revision Date
2003/03/21
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