Agent Name

3-Chloropyridine

CAS Number

626-60-8

Formula

C5-H4-Cl-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

m-Chloropyridine; Pyridine, 3-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Clear, colorless to light yellow liquid;

Comments

Causes somnolence and fatty liver degeneration in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 235 mg/kg); [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "2-Chloropyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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