Agent Name

2-(Aminomethyl)pyridine

CAS Number

3731-51-9

Formula

C6-H8-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(2-Pyridylmethyl)amine; 2-Picolinamine; 2-Picolylamine; 2-Pyridinemethanamine; 2-Pyridinemethylamine; beta-Picolylamine; 2-Pyridylmethylamine; Pyridine, 2-aminomethyl-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Aminomethylpyridine; [RTECS] UN2735

Category

Pyridines

Description

Colorless liquid with an amine-like odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions and excitement in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 340 mg/kg); [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Amines, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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