Structure2-Chloro pyridine (2CP)
CAS No. 109-09-1
EC No. 203-646-3
Synonyms Alpha-Chloropyridine; 2-Chloronicotinonitrile; 2-Chloro-3-cyanopyridine; 2-Chloropyridine-N-oxide; 2-Chloro Pyridine;

2-Chloro pyridine (2CP)

2-Chloropyridine is a colorless liquid, mainly used as an intermediate for the manufacturing of fungicides and insecticides.

Main active ingredients produced using 2-Chloropyridine as intermediate are: Pyripropoxyfen, Zinc Pyrithione, Copper Pyrithione, Bispyrithione. 2-Chloropyridine is also used as intermediate, in pharmaceutical manufacturing, intermediate to produce antihistamines as Chlorphenamin, Dexchlorpheniramine, Dexbrompheniramine, Dexchlorpheniramine, Brompheniramine2-Chloropyridine is also used as intermediate in the manufacturing of antiarrhythmic, like Disopyramide.

Other pharmaceutical which are using 2-Chloropyridine as intermediate are: Methylphenidate, Rosiglitazone, Prothipendyl, Tradipitant, Pipazetate, Betahistine, Lasmiditan, Dexmethylphenidate

2-Choropyridine is synthesized from pyridine-N-oxides.

Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months


Health & Safety

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