3-Cyano-6-methyl-2(1H)-pyridinone is a reactant used in the synthesis of Milrinone (M344680), a selective phosphodiesterase inhibitor with vasodilating and positive inotropic activity. 3-It has also been used in the preparation of the N3′-pyridyl thiamine, a potent in vitro thiamine antagonist.
Soluble in water at 20°C, 2.38 g/L.
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.
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.
TSCA : TSCA