Agent Name

2-Chloro-1-methylpyridinium iodide

CAS Number

14338-32-0

Formula

C6-H7-Cl-N.I

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Pyridinium, 2-chloro-1-methyl-, iodide; [ChemIDplus] Mukaiyama Reagent; 2-Chloropyridine methiodide; 1-Methyl-2-chloropyridinium iodide; [Merck Index]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Nearly colorless or pale yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow hygroscopic powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a condensation reagent in organic synthesis; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "3-Chloropyridine."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor, (iodides)

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