4-Methylpyridine; Ba 35846; Pyridine, 4-methyl-; gamma-Methylpyridine; gamma-Picoline; p-Methylpyridine; p-Picoline; [ChemIDplus] UN2313
Colorless liquid with an obnoxious, sweetish odor; [HSDB]
Used as a chemical intermediate, solvent (pharmaceuticals, resins, dyestuffs, rubber accelerators, pesticides, and waterproofing agents), laboratory reagent, catalyst, and curing agent; [HSDB] Picolines are constituents in cigarette smoke, bone oil, coal tar, and coke oven emissions. [AIHA]
A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause unconsciousness; The liquid defats the skin; [ICSC] An irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline] An irritant that can cause CNS depression; Liver changes occur in rats exposed to chronic high doses; [AIHA] See "Pyridine."
5.77 mm Hg
LCLo (rat) = 1,000 ppm/4h
Flash point = 57 deg C; [ICSC] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Picolines." VP from ChemIDplus;
Other CNS neurotoxin
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
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