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Pyridine-2-Carboxylic Acid (Picolinic Acid)

Synonyms


pyridine-2-carboxylic acid; α-Picolinic acid, Pyridine-2-carboxylic acid;
picolinic acid; 2-Pyridinecarboxylic acid; 2-Picolinic acid; 2-Carboxypyridine

Technical Data

CAS Number: 98-98-6
Molecular Formula: C6H5NO2
Molecular Weight: 123.11
Beilstein Registry Number: 109595
EC Number: 202-719-7

FabriChem Specifications

ITEMSSPECIFICATIONS
AppearanceWhite to off-white crystalline powder
SolubilitySoluble in hot water, and glacial acetic acid; slightly soluble in alcohol
Assay 99.0% Min.
(w/w dried basis)
Melting Range136.0° – 139.0°C
Water 0.50% Max. (w/w)
Sulfated Ash 0.30% Max. (w/w)
Chloride200 ppm Max.
Iron100 ppm Max.
Heavy Metals10 ppm Max.
Lead5 ppm Max.
Arsenic5 ppm Max.
Cadmium2 ppm Max.
Mercury0.1 ppm Max.

Molecular Structure

pyridine-2-carboxylic-acid-pocolinic-acid-structure

About

Picolinic Acid is an organic compound. It is a derivative of pyridine with a carboxylic acid substituent at the 2-position. It is an isomer of nicotinic acid, which has the carboxyl side chain at the 3-position. It is a white solid that is soluble in water. In synthetic organic chemistry, has been used as a substrate in the Mitsunobu reaction and in the Hammick reaction.

Picolinic Acid is a bidentate chelating agent of elements such as chromium, zinc, manganese, copper, iron, and molybdenum in the human body.

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