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2-Hydroxynicotinic Acid (609-71-2) C6H5NO3

  • Chemical Name: 2-Hydroxynicotinic acid
  • CAS No.: 609-71-2
  • MF: C6H5NO3
  • MW:139.11
  • Specification: USP|EP|BP
  • Purity: >99% or As customer requested
  • Color: White to light yellow
  • Solubility:0.1 M NaOH: 0.1 g/mL, clear
  • Product Categories: Pharmaceutical intermediate;Pyridine Compound;Pyridine
  • Test method: HPLC

2-Hydroxynicotinic acid, also known as 2-hydroxypyridine-3-carboxylic acid, is a member of the class of compounds known as pyridinecarboxylic acids. 2-Hydroxynicotinic acid is soluble (in water) and a weakly acidic compound (based on its pKa). 2-Hydroxynicotinic acid can be found in urine. It is a white to light yellow powder soluble in water. 

Basic information 
Product Name: 2-Hydroxynicotinic acid
Synonyms: 1,2-dihydro-2-oxonicotinic acid; 2-Hydroxynicotinic acid 98%; 2-Hydroxynicotinicacid,99%; 2-Hydroxy-3-picolinic acid; 2-HYDROXYNICOTINIC ACID; 
CAS: 609-71-2
MW: 139.11
EINECS: 210-198-2
Product Categories: Pyridines; Organic acids; Pharma intermediate
Chemical Structure

2-Hydroxynicotinic acid            

Chemical Properties   
Melting point  258-261 °C(lit.)
Boiling point  255.04°C (rough estimate)
density  1.4429 (rough estimate)
refractive index  1.5423 (estimate)
storage temp.  Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature
solubility  0.1 M NaOH: 0.1 g/mL, clear
pka 2.40±0.20(Predicted)
form  Powder
color  White to light yellow
BRN  119028
Usage And Synthesis  
Chemical Properties White to light yellow powder
Uses 2-Hydroxynicotinic acid is a Nicotinic acid (N429250) analogue used as a growth factor in Erwinia amylovora growth (pear and apple blossoms).
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