trans-3-(3-Pyridyl)acrylic acid is a useful synthetic intermediate. It is also used to prepare aminomethyl benzimidazoles, which acts as an inhibitor of gelatinase B. Further, it is used in the preparation of aminopyridines as antibacterial enoyl acyl carrier protein reductase inhibitors.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents, acids and bases.
|232° to 235°C|
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. Continue rinsing.
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.