2-Methyl-2-pyridylaminoethanol is used as a reagent to synthesize Rosiglitazone (Maleate: R693500), a thiazolinedione drug used to reduce insulin resistance in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Soluble in water.
Store in cool, dry place in a well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.