Agent Name

2-Isopropyl-6-methyl-4-pyrimidone

CAS Number

2814-20-2

Formula

C8-H12-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Isopropyl-4-methyl-6-hydroxypyrimidine; 4(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 6-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-; 4(3H)-Pyrimidinone, 2-isopropyl-6-methyl-; 6-Pyrimidinol, 2-isopropyl-4-methyl; G 27550; IMHP; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyrimidines

Description

Beige needles; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A human metabolite and environmental breakdown product of Diazinon (organophosphate pesticide); [CDC]

Comments

Causes elevated blood pressure and changes in tranferases in six week intermittent oral study of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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