Alfa Aesar™ Pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1226336
Pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid is used in the preparation of dipicolinato ligated lanthanide and transition metal complexes. It acts as a chelating agent for chromium, zinc, manganese, copper, iron and molybdenum. Its calcium-dipcolinic acid complex is used to protect deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) from heat denaturation which enhances the DNA stability. It plays an important role as a marker for the effectiveness of sterilization.
Insoluble in water.
Incompatible with acids, bases and oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA