- 4-Pyridoxinecarboxylic acid
- 3-Hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyl-4-pyridinecarboxylic acid
A metabolite of vitamin B6 which is excreted in the urine.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
258 - 261
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2E-14 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator.
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
May be harmful if swallowed.
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Skin irritant. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.