3-Bromopyridine in Pharmaceuticals

3-Bromopyridine has been used extensively in development of new API’s. Approximately 20 compounds have been developed with 3-Bromopyridine. The presence of the bromine moiety allows significant modifications to be made and various functional groups can be inserted, including boronic acids, carboxylic acids, and nitriles.


Pharmaceutical Intermediate

  • Advanced intermediate for Zytiga (Abiraterone), a medication used to treat prostate cancer.


Typical Properties

Acid Value
Hydroxyl Value
Saponification Value
Iodine Value
Melt Point (°C)
Specific Gravity

Values shown in the above table are typical properties.

Application Highlights

High End Pigmented Coatings

Used to offset color loss from exposure to light, air, temperature, and other environmental factors

Artifical Food Dye

Used to provide color to otherwise colorless food

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