Agent Name

2-(Chloromethyl)pyridine hydrochloride

CAS Number

6959-47-3

Formula

C6-H6-Cl-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-(Chloromethyl) pyridine, hydrochloride; 2-(Chloromethyl)pyridine HCl; 2-(Chloromethyl)pyridine, hydrochloride; 2-Picolyl chloride hydrochloride; 2-Pyridylmethylchloride hydrochloride; Picolyl chloride hydrochloride; Pyridine, 2-(chloromethyl)-, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] UN1759

Category

Pyridines

Description

Off-white solid; [CAMEO] Off-white or tan crystalline powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A severe skin, eye, mucous membrane, and respiratory tract irritant; High concentrations are highly corrosive to tissue; [CAMEO] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Pyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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