National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 4-Methylpyridine - M010026

 

CASRN: 108-89-4

Formula: C6-H7-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • gamma-Methylpyridine
  • 4-Picoline (8CI)
  • P-Picoline

Known Uses

In manufacture of isoicotinic acid & derivatives; in water-proofing agents for fabrics; as solvent for resins; solvent in synthesis of pharmaceuticals; resins, dyestuffs, rubber accelerators, pesticides, catalyst. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A82561)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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