5,5′-Dimethyl-2,2′-bipyridine is widely used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and pharmaceuticals. It is also used as a raw material in the synthesis of dyestuffs and agrochemicals. It is used as a precursor for the preparation of 5-methyl-5’vinyl-2,2’-bipyridine.
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|114° to 117°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
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 IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.