Quinaldine or 2-methylquinoline is a simple derivative of a heterocyclic compound quinoline. Quinaldine has critical point at 787 K and 4.9 MPa and its refractive index is 1.8116. It can be prepared from aniline and paraldehyde via Skraup synthesis or from aniline and crotonaldehyde via Doebner-von Miller variation of the Skraup reaction or extracted from coal tar.
Appearance & Physical State
light yellow ( colourless)
Stable, but may be light sensitive. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.