Technical Data
4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK)
Biochemicals Storage: -20CShipping: RT
This compound was present in the highest concentrations in smokeless tobacco out of the nitrosamines identified. Readily produces cancer in rats and hamsters.

Melting Point:
As Reported

As Reported

Method for Determining Identity:
Proton NMR (CDCl3) and Mass Spectrometric Analysis

TLC Conditions:
As Reported

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap. Light sensitive

Important Note:
This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

Toxicity and Hazards:
All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.

CAS Number:

Molecular Formula:

Molecular Weight:
Source: Synthetic
Purity: ~90%
Form: As Reported
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.