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Pyridine N-oxide is used in the treatment of Kayser's disease. It is widely used in chemical industry. It can act as catalytic agent.
J. V. Quagliano; J. Fujita; G. Franz; D. J. Phillips; J. A. Walmsley; S. Y. Tyree. The Donor Properties of Pyridine N-Oxide. J. Am. Chem. Soc.1961, 83, (18), 3770-3773.
Mild oxidant for conversion of unactivated alkyl halides to aldehydes or ketones: J. Org. Chem., 22, 1135 (1957); 35, 244 (1970); Tetrahedron, 33, 1845 (1977). Substituted acetic acids and their anhydrides: J. Org. Chem., 38, 3737 (1973), as well as ɑ-bromo and ɑ-chloro acids: J. Org. Chem., 31, 3058 (1966); J. Am. Chem. Soc., 89, 4968 (1967), can undergo oxidative decarboxylation to aldehydes and ketones.
Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P301+P310a-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.