Agent Name

Quinaldine

Alternative Name

2-Methylquinoline

CAS Number

91-63-4

Formula

C10-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Methylquinoline; 2-Methylchinolin [Czech]; Chinaldine; Khinaldin; Quinoline, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] alpha-Methylquinoline; [NTP]

Category

Quinolines

Description

Colorless oily liquid with an odor of quinoline; Turns reddish-brown on exposure to air; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Found in coal tar; Used to transport fish (anesthetic); [Merck Index] Used to make dyes, pharmaceuticals, fine organic chemicals, and acid-base indicators; [NTP]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; [RTECS] A skin and mucous membrane irritant; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Quinoline."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00946 mm Hg

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