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Nicotinic acid

extra pure Ph Eur,BP,USP

Synonym(s):
Nicotinic acid, Niacin, 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid
Linear Formula:
3-(COOH)-C5H4N
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
123.11
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-441-0

Agency

BP
Ph. Eur.
USP

Quality Level

assay

98.0-102.0% dry basis (HPLC)

form

granular

autoignition temp.

>365 °C (Dust)

potency

>5000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rat)

pH

2.7 (20 °C, 18 g/L in H2O)

mp

236.6 °C

transition temp

flash point 193 °C

solubility

water: 18 g/L at 20 °C

density

1.47 g/cm3 at 20 °C

bulk density

330 kg/m3

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤200 ppm
sulfate (SO42-): ≤200 ppm

cation traces

As: ≤3 ppm
Cu: ≤25 ppm
Pb: ≤10 ppm
Pd: ≤1 ppm
Zn: ≤25 ppm

application(s)

pharmaceutical

storage temp.

15-25°C

InChI

1S/C6H5NO2/c8-6(9)5-2-1-3-7-4-5/h1-4H,(H,8,9)

InChI key

PVNIIMVLHYAWGP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

379.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

193 °C - closed cup

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