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100-55-0 - 3-Pyridinemethanol, 98% - 3-(Hydroxymethyl)pyridine - Nicotinyl alcohol - A10381 - Alfa Aesar

A10381 3-Pyridinemethanol, 98%

CAS Number
100-55-0
Synonyms
3-(Hydroxymethyl)pyridine
Nicotinyl alcohol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 32.96
250g 102.40
1000g 356.00
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3-Pyridinemethanol, 98%

MDL
MFCD00006407
EINECS
202-864-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H7NO
Formula Weight
109.13
Melting point
-8 to -6°
Boiling Point
154°/28mm
Flash Point
149°(300°F)
Density
1.130
Refractive Index
1.5450
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Fully miscible in water.

Applications

3-Pyridinemethanol is a useful synthetic intermediate. Among other uses, it has been used in the synthesis of histone deacetylase inhibitors. It is also used to solubilize riboflavin and as a peripheral vasodilator; alcohol analog of nicotinic acid; a direct-acting peripheral vasodilator that is used in vasospasm and threatened gangrene.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Store away from oxidizing agents and water/moisture. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas. Protect from humidity.

Literature References

Zane N. Gaut, et al. Effects of Large Doses of Nicotinyl Alcohol on Serum Lipid Levels and Carbohydrate Tolerance. The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and The Journal of New Drugs.,1968,8(6), 370-376.

V. Arjunan, et al. A comparative study on vibrational, conformational and electronic structure of 2-(hydroxymethyl)pyridine and 3-(hydroxymethyl)pyridine.J. Mol. Struct.,2012,1018156-170.

3-Picolyl esters can be prepared by carbodiimide coupling and have been used for protection of the side chain carboxyl groups of aspartic and glutamic acids in peptide synthesis: J. Org. Chem., 53, 5386 (1988). See Appendix 6.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6527
Beilstein
107851
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UT4690000

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