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Also known as 2,4,6-COLLIDINE Pyridine; 2,4,6-trimethyl-gamma-Collidine

H.S.Code 29333900 CAS No. 108-75-8
Molecular Formula C8H11N Molecular Weight 121.18
Physical State Liquid Refractive index 1.4959
Odour Pyridine-like Solubility in water 35g/L (20°C)
Density 0.917 Flash point 136 °F
pH value Melting Point -43 °C

About 2,4,6-Trimethylpyridine

It is an organic compound which belongs to the heterocycles. It consists of a pyridine ring substituted with three methyl groups. 2,4,6-Trimethylpyridine is used in organic syntheses, by binding the formed hydrogen halides. It is an reagent used for various synthetic preparations such as the synthesis of methylated pyridines by three-componet catalytic condensation of acetylene, acetone and ammonia. It is useful in dehydrohalogenation reactions and acts as a solvent for the cleavage of hindered esters by anhydrous lithium iodide.

2,4,6-Trimethylpyridine Molecular Image

2,4,6-Trimethylpyridine Specifications

Packaging 100 ml, 500 ml
Form Liquid
Colour Colourless
Grade LR
Hazard Class
Shelf Life 36 Months
2,4,6-Trimethylpyridine Bottle

500 ml