Agent Name

2-Pyridineethanol

CAS Number

103-74-2

Formula

C7-H9-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-(2-Hydroxyethyl)pyridine; 2-(2-Pyridyl)ethanol; 2-(beta-Hydroxyethyl)pyridine; 2-Pyridylethanol; Pyridine, 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-; Pyridine-2-ethanol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Hygroscopic; [HSDB] Liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the manufacturing of vinyl pyridines, thioridazine (psychotropic agent), and tiquizium bromide (antispasmodic); [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Pyridine"; Pyridine is an irritant that causes CNS depression after ingestion of 1/2 cup or inhalation of 6-12 ppm; It can cause liver and kidney injury; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Pyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.03E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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