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Benzyl nicotinate | 94-44-0

Additional information

CAS ID

94-44-0

IUPAC Name

benzyl pyridine-3-carboxylate

Molecular Formula

C13H11NO2

Molecular Weight

SMILES

O=C(OCC1=CC=CC=C1)C2=CN=CC=C2

General Information

Additional information

CAS ID

94-44-0

IUPAC Name

benzyl pyridine-3-carboxylate

Molecular Formula

C13H11NO2

Molecular Weight

SMILES

O=C(OCC1=CC=CC=C1)C2=CN=CC=C2

Description

PubChem CID 7191

Benzyl nicotinate is a benzyl ester resulting from the formal condensation of the carboxy group of nicotinic acid with benzyl alcohol. It has been used as a rubefacient. It has a role as a vasodilator agent. It derives from a nicotinic acid.

Specifications

Refractive Index 1.57
Flash Point 170°C (338°F)
Density 1.165
Boiling Point 179°C to 180°C (5mmHg)
Melting Point 21°C to 23°C
Beilstein 159169
Merck Index 14,6526
Formula Weight 213.24
Percent Purity 99%

Benzyl nicotinate is an organic compound with the molecular formula C14H11NO2. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a pleasant odor. Benzyl nicotinate is a versatile chemical that finds applications in various industrial sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

 

One of the primary uses of benzyl nicotinate is as a vasodilator in topical medications, and it is used to improve blood circulation in the skin. It is, therefore, commonly used in creams, lotions, and ointments to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne.

 

Benzyl nicotinate is a fragrance ingredient in cosmetic products such as perfumes, colognes, and body lotions, and it imparts a sweet, floral scent to the products.

 

In addition, benzyl nicotinate has applications in synthesizing various organic compounds, including pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. It is a starting material for producing several drug candidates, including antihistamines and antifungal agents.

 

Benzyl nicotinate is a safe and reliable chemical with low toxicity and high stability. It is widely used in laboratory research for the synthesis of novel compounds.

 

Benzyl nicotinate is a versatile chemical with numerous industrial applications. Its ability to improve blood circulation in the skin makes it an essential component in many topical medications, while its fragrance properties make it a popular choice in cosmetic products. Its low toxicity and high stability make it a safe and reliable choice for laboratory research.

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