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A13564 4-(4-Nitrobenzyl)pyridine, 98+%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13564-06 5g 27.80
A13564-14 25g 92.50
A13564-22 100g 277.00
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4-(4-Nitrobenzyl)pyridine, 98+%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Light Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in acetone. Insoluble in water.


4-(4-Nitrobenzyl)pyridine is used in spectroscopic method for the determination of phosgene. It is also used in tests for alkylating agents.


Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and strong acids.

Literature References

Reagent for the determination of phosgene: Analyst, 84, 463 (1959); and other acylating or alkylating species: Talanta, 13 , 1151 (1966); Cancer Research, 30, 1651 (1970); 31, 901 (1971).

Xue, F.; Liu, Z.; Wan, N.; Zhu, H.; Zheng, Y. Engineering the epoxide hydrolase from Agromyces mediolanus for enhanced enantioselectivity and activity in the kinetic resolution of racemic epichlorohydrin. RCS Adv. 2015, 5 (40), 31525-31532.

Vanek, V.; Picha, J.; Fabre, B.; Budesinsky, M.; Lepsik, M.; Jiracek, J. The Development of a Versatile Trifunctional Scaffold for Biological Applications. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 2015 (17), 3689-3701.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335-H340

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause genetic defects.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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