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Nicotinamide

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Niacinamide, Vitamin PP, Nicotinic acid amide, Vitamin B3, Pyridine-3-carboxylic acid amide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6N2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.12
Beilstein:
383619
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

biological source

synthetic

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

form

neat
solid

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

application(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable
liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

mp

128-131 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

NC(=O)c1cccnc1

InChI

1S/C6H6N2O/c7-6(9)5-2-1-3-8-4-5/h1-4H,(H2,7,9)

InChI key

DFPAKSUCGFBDDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.
Nicotinamide belongs to the group of water-soluble B vitamins. It is generally formed from nicotinic acid (vitamin B3). It is available in food products and is utilized for the treatment of pellagra, psoriasis, schizophrenia, and type I diabetes. It is also known for its anti-inflammatory activity.

Application

Nicotinamide can be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations and biological fluids by chromatography, UV-visible spectrophotometry and multivariate analysis.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nicotinamide is an amide derivative of vitamin B3 and a PARP inhibitor

Packaging

Unit quantity: 50 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

359.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

182 °C

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Evaluation of analytical tools and multivariate methods for quantification of co-former crystals in ibuprofen-nicotinamide co-crystals
Soares FLF and Carneiro RL
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 89, 166-175 (2014)
Nicotinamide
European Pharmacopoeia Commission and European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare
European pharmacopoeia, 14(4), 3145-3146 (2017)
Development of a validated HPLC method for the determination of B-complex vitamins in pharmaceuticals and biological fluids after solid phase extraction
Chatzimichalakis PF, et al.
Journal of Separation Science, 27(14), 1181-1188 (2004)
Simultaneous determination and classification of riboflavin, thiamine, nicotinamide and pyridoxine in pharmaceutical formulations, by UV-visible spectrophotometry and multivariate analysis
Lopez-de-Alba LP, et al.
Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, 17(4), 715-722 (2006)
Robert J Motzer et al.
The Lancet. Oncology, 14(6), 552-562 (2013-04-20)
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