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.
Slightly miscible with water. Miscible with ether, methanol, acetone, chloroform, benzene, toluene and dilute acids.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents and strong acids.
|9 to 10|
|171° to 172°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic in contact with skin.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
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.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : UU0970000
TSCA : TSCA