INTRODUCTION

2-Picolinic acid, an organic compound, is a derivative of pyridine with a carboxylic acid substituent at the 2-position. It is a white solid that is soluble in water.

Manufacture

2-Picolinic acid is formed from 2-methylpyridine by oxidation.

Synonymα-Picolinic acid
2-Carboxypyridine
2-Pyridinecarboxylic acid
CAS no.98-98-6
EINECS no.202-719-7
Molecular formulaC6H5NO2
Molecular weight123.11
Structure
APPLICATIONS
2-Picolinic acid is used as a chelate for alkaline earth metals.
Used to prepare picolinato ligated transition metal complexes.
In synthetic organic chemistry, used as a substrate in the Mitsunobu reaction and in the Hammick reaction.
Used as an intermediate in the metabolism of Tryptophan.

SPECIFICATIONS

TestUnitSpecification
AppearanceWhite to off-white powder
SolubilitySoluble in wáter and glacial acetic acid, slightly soluble in alcohol
Melting Point°C136 – 139
ChlorideppmNMT 200
IronppmNMT 100
Moisture (by KF)%NMT 0.5
Sulphated ash%NMT 0.10
Heavy metalppmNMT 20
Loss on dryingppmNMT 0.5
Assay on dried basis%NLT 99.0

PACKING

25 kg HDPE drum.

STORAGE

Store in a dry and well-ventilated place at ambient temperature.

REACH Status

Not registered yet.

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