Agent Name

3-Pyridinol

CAS Number

109-00-2

Formula

C5-H5-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Hydroxypyridine; 3-Oxopyridine; 3-Pyridol; 3-Pyridone; 3-Pyridyl alcohol; beta-Hydroxypyridine; m-Hydroxypyridine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Light tan powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes anticonvulsant effects in acute intraperitoneal studies of mice; Causes altered sleep time and changes in motor activity in lethal-dose studies; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Hydroxypyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.55 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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