Agent Name

2-Methylpyrazine

CAS Number

109-08-0

Formula

C5-H6-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Methyl-1,4-diazine; Methylpyrazine; Pyrazine, 2-methyl-; Pyrazine, methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Pyrazines

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

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