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Name:pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
CAS Number: 499-83-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:207-894-3
Nikkaji Web:J6.184K
Beilstein Number:131629
XlogP3-AA:0.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:167.12065000
Formula:C7 H5 N O4
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:chelating agents
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 249.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 463.70 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 454.00 °F. TCC ( 234.30 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): -0.830 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 5000 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
 water, 2.079e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: chelating agents
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Dipicolinic acid >95% by HPLC
Odor: characteristic
Use: An amphoteric polar metabolite produced by many bacterial and fungal species; a microbial metabolite; dipicolinic acid had long been recognised as a chelating agent for many metal ions; reaches high concentrations (~10% w/w) in bacillus endospores aiding
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Dipicolinic acid, Beauveria sp.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2,6-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid 99%
For experimental / research use only.
2,6-Pyridinedicarboxylic Acid >98.0%(GC)(T)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Category: chelating agents
Recommendation for 2,6-dicarboxypyridine usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for 2,6-dicarboxypyridine flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
Cancer Citations:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):499-83-2
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :10367
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
 pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:499-83-2
Pubchem (cid):10367
Pubchem (sid):134977967
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
Golm Metabolome Database:Search
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB33161
Export Tariff Code:2933.39.9100
RSC Learn Chemistry:View
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 dipicolinic acid
2,6-dipicolinic acid
2,6-pyridine dicarboxylic acid
 pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
2,6-pyridinedicarboxylic acid
Used in sterilising solns. to control the growth of microorganisms in food products
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