3-Pyridinemethanamine

  • 3-Pyridinemethylamine
  • 3-Pyridylmethylamine
  • 3-(Aminomethyl)pyridine
  • 3-Picolylamine
  • (3-Pyridinylmethyl)amine
  • Picolamine
Formula
3-(H2NCH2)C5H4N
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3731-52-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-091-0
EC Class
corrosive
S 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
3267
Beilstein/Gmelin
108056
Beilstein Reference
5-22-09-00301
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H8N2
Formula mass
108.14
Melting point, °C
-21
Boiling point, °C
226
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.1 (25 C)
Density
1.0712 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.552 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
8.34 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-0.40
Heat of vaporization
46.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Disposal code
5
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents and strong acids
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
100
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.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
   Inhalation
Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately 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. SPEEDY ACTION IS CRITICAL!

Transport.
UN number
3267
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2933 39 99