Agent Name

Pyridine-2-carbaldehyde

CAS Number

1121-60-4

Formula

C6-H5-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Formylpyridine; 2-Picolinaldehyde; 2-Picolinealdehyde; 2-Pyridaldehyde; 2-Pyridinecarboxaldehyde; 2-Pyridylaldehyde; 2-Pyridylcarboxaldehyde; Picolinal; Picolinic aldehyde; Pyridine-2-aldehyde; o-Nicotinaldehyde; Picolinaldehyde (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Search for (1121-60-4[EC/RN Number]) AND (sensitizer OR sensitization OR allergic) found no results; [PubMed) See "Pyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.56 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 800 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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