Agent Name

2,5-Dimethylpyridine

Alternative Name

2,5-Lutidine

CAS Number

589-93-5

Formula

C7-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,5-Lutidine; Pyridine, 2,5-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Pyridines

Description

Colorless to light yellow liquid; [Jubilant Life Sciences MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in drug manufacture; [Jubilant Life Sciences MSDS]

Comments

Causes changes in clotting factors, thrombocytopenia, and effects on true cholinesterase in 9-week intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Jubilant Life Sciences MSDS] See "Pyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.36 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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