Agent Name

2-Acetylpyridine

CAS Number

1122-62-9

Formula

C7-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-(2-Pyridinyl)ethanone; 2-Acetopyridine; 2-Acetylpyridine (natural); 2-Pyridyl methyl ketone; Ethanone, 1-(2-pyridinyl)-; Ketone, methyl 2-pyridyl; Methyl 2-pyridyl ketone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Colorless liquid with an unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.37 mm Hg

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