Butyl Nitrite


Chemical information

Nitrito de butilo.
Chemical formula: C4H9NO2 = 103.1.
NOTE. The following terms have been used as ‘street names’ or slang names for various forms of butyl nitrite: Bolt; Climax; Locker room; Poppers; Rush; Snappers; Video head cleaner.


Butyl nitrite is not used medicinally but, as with other volatile nitrites, is abused for its vasodilating and related effects following inhalation.
Published January 30, 2019.