3,5-Lutidine in Animal Health


3,5-Lutidine is a dimethyl-substituted derivative of pyridine.  It is a heterocyclic organic compound that finds use as an intermediate in the agrochemical industries, as a solvent and catalyst, and as a structure directing agent for manufacture of zeolyte catalysts. 


Animal Health - Veterinary Antibiotic

3,5-Lutidine is an essential building block in the veterinary antibiotic Tilmicosin.  This macrolide antibiotic is useful in treatment and prevention of pneumonia and respiratory diseases in swine, cattle, and sheep.


Typical Properties

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Values shown in the above table are typical properties.

Application Highlights

Veterinary Antibiotic

Part of a medication for respiratory diseases in swine, cattle, and sheep

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