SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 1. BASE INFORMATION
Product name: 4-Amino-2-methylpyridine
Revision number: 2.1
Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the GHS
PHYSICAL HAZARDS Not classified
Acute toxicity (Oral) Category 4
Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2
Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2A
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS Not classified
GHS label elements
Pictograms or hazard symbols
Hazard statement Harmful if swallowed
Causes skin irritation
Causes serious eye irritation
[Prevention] Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Wear protective gloves/eye protection/face protection.
[Response] IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses,
if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
[Disposal] Dispose of contents/container through a waste management company authorized by
the local government
Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
CAS Number: 18437-58-6
Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Formula: C6H8N2
Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
Skin contact: Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Gently wash with plenty of
soap and water. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Eye contact: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present
and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Protection of first-aiders: A rescuer should wear personal protective equipment, such as rubber gloves and
Section 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing Dry chemical, foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
Specific hazards: Take care as it may decompose upon combustion or in high temperatures to
generate poisonous fume.
Specific methods: Fire-extinguishing work is done from the windward and the suitable fire-extinguishing
method according to the surrounding situation is used. Uninvolved persons should
evacuate to a safe place. In case of fire in the surroundings: Remove movable
containers if safe to do so.
Special protective When extinguishing fire, be sure to wear personal protective equipment.
equipment for firefighters:
Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, Use personal protective equipment. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.
protective equipment and Entry to non-involved personnel should be controlled around the leakage area by
emergency procedures: roping off, etc.
Environmental precautions: Prevent product from entering drains.
Methods and materials for Sweep dust to collect it into an airtight container, taking care not to disperse it.
containment and cleaning Adhered or collected material should be promptly disposed of, in accordance with
up: appropriate laws and regulations.
Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Technical measures: Handling is performed in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective equipment.
Prevent dispersion of dust. Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
Use a local exhaust if dust or aerosol will be generated.
Advice on safe handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool and dark place.
Store under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
Store away from incompatible materials such as oxidizing agents.
Packaging material: Law is followed.
Section 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Engineering controls: Install a closed system or local exhaust as possible so that workers should not be
exposed directly. Also install safety shower and eye bath.
Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection: Dust respirator. Follow local and national regulations.
Hand protection: Protective gloves.
Eye protection: Safety glasses. A face-shield, if the situation requires.
Skin and body protection: Protective clothing. Protective boots, if the situation requires.
Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state (20°C): Solid
Odor: No data available
pH: No data available
Melting point/freezing point: 96°C
Boiling Point/Range: 143°C/1.2kPa
No data available
Lower: No data available
Upper: No data available
Density: No data available
Solubility: No data available
log Pow = 0.67
Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: Stable under proper conditions.
Reactivity: No special reactivity has been reported.
Conditions to avoid: Hygroscopic
Incompatible materials: oxidizing agents
Hazardous Decomposition Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Section 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute Toxicity: No data available
Skin corrosion/irritation: No data available
Serious eye No data available
Germ cell mutagenicity: No data available
IARC = No data available
NTP = No data available
Reproductive toxicity: No data available
Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Fish: No data available
Crustacea: No data available
Algae: No data available
Persistence / degradability: No data available
Bioaccumulative No data available
Mobillity in soil
log Pow: 0.67
Soil adsorption (Koc): No data available
Henry's Law No data available
Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local regional authorities. You may be able to dissolve or mix material
with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber system.
Observe all federal, state and local regulations when disposing of the substance.
Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Hazards Class: Does not correspond to the classification standard of the United Nations
UN-No: Not Listed
Section 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Safe management ordinance of dangerous chemical product (State Council announces on January 26,
2002): Safe use and production, the storage of a dangerous chemical, transport, loading and unloading were
SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION