Agent Name

6-Methyl-2-pyridinecarboxaldehyde

CAS Number

1122-72-1

Formula

C7-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Formyl-6-methylpyridine; 2-Methyl-6-pyridinecarboxaldehyde; 6-Methyl-2-picolinaldehyde; 6-Methylpicolinaldehyde; 6-Methylpyridine-2-aldehyde; 6-Methylpyridyl-2-aldehyde; Picolinaldehyde, 6-methyl-; 2-Pyridinecarboxaldehyde, 6-methyl-; 6-Methylpyridine-2-carbaldehyde; [ChemIDplus] 6-Methylpyridine-2-carboxaldehyde; 2-Picoline-6-carboxaldehyde; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Dark yellow crystalline solid; mp = 31-33 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "4-Pyridinecarboxaldehyde" and "Pyridine-2-carbaldehyde."

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