Agent Name

6-Hydroxynicotinic acid

CAS Number

5006-66-6

Formula

C6-H5-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,6-Dihydro-6-oxo-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid; 2-Pyridone-5-carboxylic acid; 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 1,6-dihydro-6-oxo-; Nicotinic acid, 1,6-dihydro-6-oxo- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Nicotinic acid (niacin or vitamin B3) is an essential human nutrient; [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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