Agent Name

2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylpyridine

CAS Number

38222-83-2

Formula

C14-H23-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,6-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-methylpyridine; 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-picoline; 4-Methyl-2,6-di-tert-butylpyridine; DTBMP; [Merck Index]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Colorless liquid that slowly solidifies; mp = 31-32 deg C; [Merck Index] White or light brown solid; mp = 30-35 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in synthetic organic chemistry (acid scavenger); [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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