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Methyl nicotinate, CAS 93-60-7

Methyl nicotinate, CAS 93-60-7

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Methyl nicotinate is a methyl ester of niacin and belongs to the class of organic compounds known as pyridinecarboxylates which are compounds containing a pyridine ring bearing a carboxylate ester. Since methyl nicotinate is naturally found in papayas, nuts, coffee, etc., it is strongly considered as a potential biomarker for the consumption of these foods. Methyl nicotinate has several important uses such as a synthetic intermediate, electroplating additive, biomarker, protectant, aroma ingredient, anticorrosion agent, steel polishing agent, ionic liquid precursor, chemical imaging toner, catalyst, chelating agent, etc. As such, methyl nicotinate is used in agrochemicals, pharma, cosmetics, electronics, inks, coatings, dyes, etc.

  • Tech Specs

    Appearance: yellowish crystalline powder

    Product ID: MENIC

    Odor: herbal

    CAS: 93-60-7

    Purity: 98%+


    MW:137.14 g/mol

    MP: 38-44C

    Solubility: alcohol soluble


    HS Code: 293399

    MDL: MFCD00006388

    LD50 (oral, rat) > 2000 mg/kg

  • Synonyms

    methyl pyridine-3-carboxylate; nicotinic acid methyl ester; 3-pyridinecarboxylic acid, methyl ester; methyl-3-pyridinecarboxylate; methyl ester of nicotinic acid; 3-carboxymethylpyridine

  • Tags

    niacin derivative; methyl picolinate isomer; nicotinate derivative; metabolite; biochemical; nicotinate; substituted pyridine

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