Agent Name

Pyridine 1-oxide

CAS Number

694-59-7

Formula

C5-H5-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Pyridine N-oxide; Pyridine oxide; Pyridine-N-oxide; Pyridine, 1-oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amine Oxides

Description

Deliquescent solid; [Merck Index] Brown moist crystalline solid; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [Merck Index]

Comments

Oral LD50 (wild birds) = 1 gm/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Pyridine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.19 mm Hg

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