Agent Name

2-Methylaminopyridine

CAS Number

4597-87-9

Formula

C6-H8-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Methylamino-2 pyridine; N-2-Pyridylmethylamine; 2-(Methylamino)pyridine; 2-Pyridinamine, N-methyl- (9CI); Pyridine, 2-methylamino-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Light yellow liquid; mp = 14-15 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes excitement in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 270 mg/kg); [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Aminopyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.11 mm Hg

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