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2-Hydroxynicotinic Acid

  • 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).
Technical Support & Resources

Information provided in the product description is from published literature. Due to the nature of scientific experimentation, your results (e.g., selectivity and effective concentrations) or specific application for this product may differ. If you have questions about how this product fits your application, please contact our technical support staff.

Product Features:

1. High purity: Our 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid has undergone strict quality control and analysis to ensure high purity and is suitable for various high-demand synthesis reactions.
2. Excellent solubility: 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid has excellent solubility in common organic solvents, making it easy to use in the synthesis process.
3. Stability: Due to its good stability, 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid is suitable for a variety of reaction conditions, providing flexibility for laboratory and industrial production.
4. Wide application: 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid can be used in the preparation of drugs, pesticides, optical materials and other fields, providing a variety of application options for research and production.

Application areas:

1. Drug synthesis: 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid, as an intermediate in drug synthesis, plays an important role in anti-virus, anti-cancer and other aspects.
2. Pesticide production: 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid can be used to prepare pesticides with good biological activity and improve agricultural production efficiency.
3. Functional compounds: Compounds derived from 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid have important applications in the field of materials science, such as the preparation of optical materials.


1. Storage conditions: 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid should be stored in a cool, dry environment, away from fire sources and oxidants.
2. Experimental operations: When using 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid for synthesis reactions, please follow standard laboratory safety operating procedures and wear appropriate protective equipment.
3. Packaging specifications: We provide a variety of packaging specifications to meet the needs of different users and ensure long-term storage and use of products.

Quality assurance:

We are committed to providing high quality 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid, and all products undergo strict quality control and analysis to ensure they meet the highest standards.


2Hydroxynicotinic Acid, as a multifunctional organic synthesis intermediate, has broad application prospects. Our products are carefully designed and subject to strict quality control to meet your needs in scientific research and industrial production. Choose our 2Hydroxynicotinic Acid, choose high purity and reliability, and help your research and production achieve greater success.

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