Agent Name

2-Pyridinemethanol

CAS Number

586-98-1

Formula

C6-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-(Hydroxymethyl)pyridine; 2-Pyridinylmethanol; 2-Pyridylcarbinol; 2-Pyridylmethanol; alpha-Picolyl alcohol; Piconol; Piconolum [Latin]; Pyridine-2-carbinol; [ChemIDplus] omega-Hydroxy-2-picoline; 2-Pyridyl carbinol; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Clear hygroscopic liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 1,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

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