Agent Name

3,4-Dimethylpyridine

Alternative Name

3,4-Lutidine

CAS Number

583-58-4

Formula

C7-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3,4-Lutidine; Pyridine, 3,4-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] 3,4-Dimethylpyridin; 3,4-Dimetilpiridina; [Jubilant Life Sciences MSDS] UN2929

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

An irritant; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; Toxic by skin absorption; [Jubilant Life Sciences MSDS] See "Pyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.24 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 500 ppm/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

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