N0700000

Nicotinic acid

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Pellagra preventive factor, Niacin, Pyridine-3-carboxylic acid, Vitamin B3, 3-Picolinic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H5NO2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
123.11
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
109591
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

biological source

synthetic

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

Agency/Method

EP

form

neat

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

mp

236-239 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OC(=O)c1cccnc1

InChI

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

InChI key

PVNIIMVLHYAWGP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Nicotinic acid is a type of vitamin B that is effective against dyslipidemia. It can also be potentially used as a peripheral vasodilator.
This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Nicotinic acid may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by various chromatography techniques.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 100 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

379.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

193 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Simultaneous Estimation of Meclizine Hydrochloride and Nicotinic Acid in Pharmaceutical Dosage form by RP-HPLC Method
REDDY S, et al.
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Health Care, 5(2) (2013)
Development and optimisation of a generic micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography method to support analysis of a wide range of pharmaceuticals and excipients
Altria KD and McLean R
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 18(4-5), 807-813 (1998)
Nicotinic acid
European Pharmacopoeia Commission and European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare
European pharmacopoeia, 5(2), 4961-4962 (2017)
RP-HPLC method for the determination of atorvastatin calcium and nicotinic acid in combined tablet dosage form
Shah DA, et al.
Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 69(5), 700-700 (2007)
Janet E Digby et al.
Current opinion in lipidology, 20(4), 321-326 (2009-06-06)
Nicotinic acid is the most potent treatment clinically available for lowering LDL cholesterol and VLDL cholesterol and raising HDL cholesterol. The strong inverse relationship between coronary heart disease risk and HDL cholesterol at all levels of LDL cholesterol has, therefore...

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