5-Acetyl-2-methylpyridine is used in the preparation of pyridine-2,5-dicarboxylic acid by using potassium permanganate as an oxidant. Further, it serves as a ligand for Suzuki coupling.
Partly miscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and bases.
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