N-(Hydroxymethyl)nicotinamide
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Title: N-(Hydroxymethyl)nicotinamide
CAS Registry Number: 3569-99-1
CAS Name: N-(Hydroxymethyl)-3-pyridinecarboxamide
Additional Names: 3-pyridinecarboxylic acid hydroxymethylamide; pyridine-3-carboxylic acid N-methylolamide
Trademarks: Bilamid(e) (Cilag-Chemie); Felosan; Nikoform; Choligen
Molecular Formula: C7H8N2O2
Molecular Weight: 152.15
Percent Composition: C 55.26%, H 5.30%, N 18.41%, O 21.03%
Literature References: Prepn: Graf, J. Prakt. Chem. 138, 292 (1933); Chechelska, Urbanski, Rocz. Chem. 27, 396 (1953), C.A. 49, 1033f (1955).
Properties: Crystals, mp 141-142°. Freely sol in hot alcohol and water; sparingly sol in cold alcohol and water.
Melting point: mp 141-142°
 
Derivative Type: Hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C7H8N2O2.HCl
Molecular Weight: 188.61
Percent Composition: C 44.58%, H 4.81%, N 14.85%, O 16.97%, Cl 18.80%
Properties: Crystals, mp >120° (dec).
Melting point: mp >120° (dec)
 
Therap-Cat: Cholagogue.

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