Agent Name

2,6-Dichloropyridine

CAS Number

2402-78-0

Formula

C5-H3-Cl2-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Pyridine, 2,6-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

White crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and fatty liver degeneration in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] An irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Pyridine."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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