Agent Name

2,3'-Bipyridine

CAS Number

581-50-0

Formula

C10-H8-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3'-Bipyridyl; 2,3'-Dipyridine; 2,3'-Dipyridyl; Isonicoteine; alpha,beta'-Bipyridine; alpha,beta-Dipyridyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Sources/Uses

Formed as a pyrolysis product in tobacco smoke and also from the degradation of the herbicide paraquat; [Reference #1]

Comments

See "2,2'-Bipyridine" and "4,4'-Bipyridine."

Reference Link

Toxicity of dipyridyl compounds and related compounds.

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0012 mm Hg

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