Agent Name

4-Benzoylpyridine

CAS Number

14548-46-0

Formula

C12-H9-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Pyridyl phenyl ketone; Ba 33215; gamma-Benzoylpyridine; Phenyl 4-pyridyl ketone; Phenyl(4-pyridinyl)methanone; Pyridine, 4-benzoyl-; Ketone, phenyl 4-pyridyl; Methanone, phenyl-4-pyridinyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Light yellow crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Used to measure reductase activity." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 520 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Benzophenone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000367 mm Hg

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