2-Picolyl chloride hydrochloride

  • 2-(Chloromethyl)pyridine hydrochloride
  • 2-Pyridylmethyl chloride hydrochloride
  • 2-Chloromethylpyridine hydrochloride salt; 2
Formula
C6H6ClN.ClH
Structure
Description
Off-white chunky solid.
Uses
Research chemical.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6959-47-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
230-149-9
R 22 34 43
S 26 28 36/37/39 45
RTECS
US6825000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen
UN (DOT)
3261
Beilstein/Gmelin
3689155
Beilstein Reference
5-20-05-00498
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H6ClN*ClH
Formula mass
164.04
Melting point, °C
125-127

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Keep containers tightly closed.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Rubber and plastic gloves should not be relied upon to prevent skin contact. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin. Rubber and plastic gloves should not be relied upon to prevent skin contact.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Cover with sand, dry lime or soda ash and place in a closed container for disposal. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, chloride fumes.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
   Inhalation
May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Causes irritation of the mucous membrane and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Substance is readily absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. May cause conjunctivitis and corneal inflammation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
3261
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