2-Phenylpyridine

  • a-Phenylpyridine
  • o-Phenylpyridine
Formula
C11H9N
Structure
Description
Clear yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1008-89-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-763-1
EC Class
irritant
R 36/38
RTECS
UT7140900
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
2810
Beilstein/Gmelin
110445
Beilstein Reference
5-20-07-00545
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H9N
Formula mass
155.20
Melting point, °C
76 - 77
Boiling point, °C
269 -270
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.01 (25 C)
Density
1.623 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.6210 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
9.56 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.65
Heat of vaporization
48.9 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-5774 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
113
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
HS Code
2933 39 99