Agent Name

2-Amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo(4,5-b)pyridine

Alternative Name

PhIP

CAS Number

105650-23-5

Formula

C13-H12-N4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Methyl-6-phenyl-1H-imidazo(4,5-b)pyridin-2-amine; 1H-Imidazo(4,5-b)pyridine, 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenyl-; PhIP; 1H-Imidazo(4,5-b)pyridin-2-amine, 1-methyl-6-phenyl- (9CI); Imidazo(4,5-b)pyridine, 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenyl-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Amino-1-methyl-6-phenyl-1H-imidazo(4,5-b)pyridine; [HSDB]

Category

Other Nitrogen Rings

Description

Gray-white solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Mutagen present in cooked meat and fish; [Merck Index] Manufactured in small amounts for research purposes; [IARC]

Comments

An irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.09E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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