Agent Name

Pyridoxal 5-phosphate

CAS Number

54-47-7

Formula

C8-H10-N-O6-P

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-5-((phosphonooxy)methyl)-4-pyridinecarboxaldehyde; 4-Pyridinecarboxaldehyde, 3-hydroxy-2-methyl-5-((phosphonooxy)methyl)-; Apolon B(sub 6); Apolon B6; Biosechs; Codecarboxylase; Coenzyme B6; HI-Pyridoxin; Hairoxal; Hexermin P; Hiadelon; Himitan; PLP; Pal-P; Phosphopyridoxal; Phosphopyridoxal coenzyme; Pidopidon; Piodel; Pydoxal; Pyridoxal 5-phosphate; Pyridoxal P; Pyridoxal monophosphate; Pyridoxal phosphate; Pyridoxal-5'-phosphate; Pyridoxaldehyde phosphate; Pyridoxyl phosphate; Pyromijin; Sechvitan; Vitahexin P; Vitazechs; Pyridoxal 5'-(dihydrogen phosphate); [ChemIDplus] Pyridoxal 5-monophosphoric acid ester; 3-Hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methylisonicotinaldehyde 5-phosphate; [Merck Index]

Category

Vitamins and Derivatives

Description

Light yellow powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a vitamin (enzyme cofactor); [Merck Index] The active form of vitamin B6; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Pyridoxine hydrochloride."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.28E-10 mm Hg

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