Agent Name

Methylpyridine

CAS Number

1333-41-1

Formula

C6-H7-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Picoline; Pyridine, methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Colorless liquid with a strong, unpleasant odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent and chemical intermediate for dyes and resins; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause first degree burns after short exposure and second degee burns after longer contact; Liver and kidney injury after chronic exposure have been reported. [CHRIS] See "Pyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.