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zinc picolinate
2-pyridinecarboxylic acid, zinc salt (2:1)

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CAS Number: 17949-65-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J448.277H
Molecular Weight:309.58656000
Formula:C12 H8 N2 O4 Zn
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Category:cosmetic agents, dietary supplements
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:white powder (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 292.00 to 293.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.000836 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 267.00 °F. TCC ( 130.70 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): -0.098 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, slightly
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: oral care agents
soothing agents
American Elements
Zinc Picolinate 99%
Odor: characteristic
Use: Zinc Picolinate is generally immediately available in most volumes, including bulk orders. American Elements can produce materials to custom specifications by request, in addition to custom compositions for commercial and research applications and and new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into rod, bar or plate form, as well as numerous other machined shapes, nanomaterials, and in the form of solutions and organometallic compounds. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards.
American International Chemical, LLC.
Zinc Picolinate
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Zinc picolinate 95%
Global Calcium
Zinc Picolinate
Indis NV
For experimental / research use only.
Zinc Picolinate
Penta International
Qingdao Dacon Trading
Zinc Picolinate
Sabinsa Corporation
Zinc Picolinate
Safety Information:
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:
cosmetic agents, dietary supplements
Recommendation for zinc picolinate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for zinc picolinate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Chromium picolinate, zinc picolinate and zinc picolinate dihydrate added for nutritional purposes in food supplements
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :9904746
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zinc pyridine-2-carboxylate
 zinc pyridine-2-carboxylate
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Pubchem (cid):9904746
Pubchem (sid):135351092
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
2-pyridinecarboxylic acid, zinc salt (2:1)
 zinc pyridine-2-carboxylate


PubMed:A comparison of the cellular actions of polaprezinc (zinc-L-carnosine) and ZnCl2.
PubMed:Protective role of zinc picolinate on cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats.
PubMed:Zinc picolinate in the prevention of leiomyoma in Japanese quail.
PubMed:Antioxidant effect of zinc picolinate in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
PubMed:Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of zinc picolinate for taste disorders.
PubMed:Comparative in vitro oxygen radical scavenging ability of zinc methionine and selected zinc salts and antioxidants.
PubMed:[Therapeutic efficacy of zinc picolinate in patients with taste disorders].
PubMed:Chromium picolinate increases membrane fluidity and rate of insulin internalization.
PubMed:Comparative absorption of zinc picolinate, zinc citrate and zinc gluconate in humans.
PubMed:Utilization of zinc from picolinic or citric acid complexes in relation to dietary protein source in rats.
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