Structure2-Aminopyridine
Formula
C5H6N2
CAS No. 504-29-0
EC No. 207-988-4
Synonyms 2-Pyridinamine; alpha-Aminopyridine; 2-pyridinylamine; 2-Pyridinylnitrene; 2-pyridylamine; Amino-2 pyridine; Aminopyridine; o-Aminopyridine; pyridin-2-amine; Pyridinamine

2-Aminopyridine

2-Aminopyridine is an organic compound with the formula C5H6N2, as a mixture of tautomeric amino and imino isomers with the predominance of the amino form over the imino form (1000:1). 2-Aminopyridine is manufactured using the reaction of pyridine with sodium amide (Chichibabin amination). It is obtained in high yield after the hydrolysis of the intermediate salt.

2-Aminopyridine it is an organic compound with the formula C5H6N2, as a mixture of tautomeric amino and imino isomers with the predominance of the amino form over the imino form (1000:1).

It is a colorless solid and the primary use is to manufacturer pharmaceuticals, particularly antihistamines and piroxicam.

2-Aminopyridine may also be an intermediate in the production of ciclopirox olamine, diphenpyramide, methaqualone, propiram fumarate, pyrilamine, triprolidine, zomepirac, sulfapyridine, tenoxicam,  and tripelennamine.

Packaging & Shelf Life

​Fiber drums, 15kg net

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 6 months

Health & Safety

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).