Pyridine-2-carboxaldehyde, 99% is used as an Intermediate of Bisacodyl. It is also used as an intermediate in pharamceutical research, Intermediate in organicc synethesis.
Anthony J. Mancuso.; Debra S. Brownfain.; Daniel Swern. Structure of the dimethyl sulfoxide-oxalyl chloride reaction product. Oxidation of heteroaromatic and diverse alcohols to carbonyl compounds. J. Org. Chem. 1979, 44, (23), 4148-4150.
Lorenzo Testaferri.; Marco Tingoli.; Marcello Tiecco. Reactions of polychlorobenzenes with alkanethiol anions in HMPA. A simple, high-yield synthesis of poly(alkylthio)benzenes. J. Org. Chem. 1980, 45, (22), 4376-4380.
Has been applied in a sequence for the oxidative deamination of amines to ketones, by reaction of the imines with mCPBA and cleavage of the resulting oxaziridines: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 97, 6900 (1975):
Hazard Statements: H227-H302-H330-H315-H319-H317-H335
Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Fatal if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.