Agent Name

4-Mercaptopyridine

CAS Number

4556-23-4

Formula

C5-H5-N-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Thiopyridine; Pyridine, 4-mercapto-; Pyridine-4-thiol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Yellow powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 178 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Hydroxypyridine."

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