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2,4,6-Collidine, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,4,6-Collidine
CAS 108-75-8
Molecular Formula C8H11N
Formula Weight 121.18
MDL Number MFCD00006338
UN Number UN1992
Beilstein 107283
Merck Index 14,9718
Synonym 2,4,6-Trimethylpyridine
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 121.18
Quantity 100mL
Chemical Name or Material 2,4,6-Collidine
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C8H11N
MDL Number MFCD00006338
CAS 108-75-8
UN Number UN1992
Beilstein 107283
Merck Index 14,9718
Synonym 2,4,6-Trimethylpyridine
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H311-H226-H302-H315-H319-H335;
Toxic in contact with skin.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Melting Point −43°C
Boiling Point 171° to 172°C
pH 9 to 10
Flash Point 54°C (129°F)
Odor Unpleasant
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a;
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number UU0970000

Applications
2,4,6-Collidine is used as a tissue fixative for electron microscopy. It is useful in dehydrohalogenation reactions and acts as a solvent for the cleavage of hindered esters by anhydrous lithium iodide.

Solubility
Slightly miscible with water. Miscible with ether, methanol, acetone, chloroform, benzene, toluene and dilute acids.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a;
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H311-H226-H302-H315-H319-H335;
Toxic in contact with skin.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.