gamma-Picoline

Title: g-Picoline
CAS Registry Number: 108-89-4
CAS Name: 4-Methylpyridine
Additional Names: 4-picoline
Molecular Formula: C6H7N
Molecular Weight: 93.13
Percent Composition: C 77.38%, H 7.58%, N 15.04%
Literature References: Found in coal tar, in bone oil, in urine of horses. Isoln from technical picolines: Flaschner, J. Chem. Soc. 95, 669 (1909). Toxicity study: H. F. Smyth et al., Arch. Ind. Hyg. Occup. Med. 10, 61 (1954).
Properties: Flammable liquid. Obnoxious, sweetish odor. Turns brown if not very pure. d415 0.9571. bp760 145°. nD17 1.5064. Kb at 25° = 1.1 ´ 10-8. Sol in water, alcohol, ether. LD50 orally in rats: 1.29 g/kg (Smyth).
Boiling point: bp760 145°
Index of refraction: nD17 1.5064
Density: d415 0.9571
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 1.29 g/kg (Smyth)
Use: Manuf isonicotinic acid and derivatives. In waterproofing agents for fabrics. As solvent for resins.
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