N-(Hydroxymethyl)nicotinamide

  • 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid N-hydroxymethylamide
  • Cholamide
  • Nicoform
  • Nikomethamide
  • Felosan
Formula
C7H8N2O2
Structure
Uses
Low foaming wetting, scouring and washing agent.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3569-99-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
222-668-4
36/37/38
RTECS
QS4476500
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
12,4880
Beilstein/Gmelin
128633
Beilstein Reference
5-22-02-00093
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H8N2O2
Formula mass
152.15
Melting point, °C
141
Boiling point, °C
428
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4E-8 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
12.22 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
72.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
213
Fire fighting
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.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.