Agent Name

3,5-Dichloropyridine

CAS Number

2457-47-8

Formula

C5-H3-Cl2-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Pyridine, 3,5-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

White crystalline powder with an unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and fatty liver degeneration in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 1,180 mg/kg); [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "3-Chloropyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.77 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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