2-methylpyridine

CAS No. 109-06-8

Formula: C6H7N
Basic Info

2-Methylpyridine, or 2-picoline, is the compound described with formula C6H7N. 2-Picoline is a colorless liquid that has an unpleasant odor similar to pyridine. Pyridines including 2-picoline are most crudely prepared by the reaction of acetylene and hydrogen cyanide.

Formula
C6H7N
Molecular Weight
93.1265
Exact Mass
93.0578
LogP
1.39
PSA
12.89
Synonyms

2-Methylpyridine

ALPHAP

2-Picoline

o-Picoline

a-Picoline

Pyridine, 2-methyl-

2-methyl-pyridine

ai3-2409

aPicolin

monomethylpyridine

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
colourless to yellow liquid with an unpleasant smell
Density
0.94
Boiling Point
128-129ºC
Melting Point
-70ºC
Flash Point
28ºC
Refractive Index
1.499-1.501
Water Solubility
MISCIBLE
Stability
Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, sulfuric acid, acids, metals, iron (II) sulfate, hydrogen peroxide. Hygroscopic.
Storage Condition
Flammables area
Vapor Density
3.2 (vs air)
Vapor Pressure
10 mm Hg ( 24.4 °C)
Safety Info
RTECS
TJ4900000
Safety Statements
S26-S36
WGK Germany
1
Risk Statements
R10; R20/21/22; R36/37
HS Code
29333999
RIDADR
UN 2313
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Caution Statement
P261; P280; P305 + P351 + P338; P312
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : 90 MHz in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : CCl4 solution
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Mass Spectrum Mass
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ESR Spectrum ESR : X-IRRAD. OF ADAMANTANE RECRYST. FROM 2-PICOLINE
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