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A10216 2-Acetylbenzoic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
577-56-0
Synonyms
Acetophenone-2'-carboxylic acid
3-Hydroxy-3-methylphthalide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10216-09 10g 44.20
A10216-18 50g 168.00
A10216-30 250g 709.00
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2-Acetylbenzoic acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002475
EINECS
209-413-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H8O3
Formula Weight
164.16
Melting point
115-118°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in Dichloromethane and Ethyl Acetate. Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

2-Acetylbenzoic acid is used as a component of hair dyes. It is used as an intermediate for pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agrochemical and food industries.

Notes

Store at -20°C. Store away from oxidizing agents. Store in a cool, dry condition in well sealed containers.

Literature References

Jacob Finkelstein; Thomas Williams; Voldemar Toome; Samuel Traiman. Ring-chain tautomers of 6-substituted 2-acetylbenzoic acids. J. Org. Chem. 1967, 32 (10), 3229-3230.

A. J. Dobson and R. E. Gerkin. 2-Acetylbenzoic Acid: Phthalide Form. Acta Cryst. 1996, C52 3078-3081.

Exists in equilibrium with 3-hydroxy-3-methylphthalide, precursor of 3-methylenephthalidyl (MPID) derivatives of amino acids. Deprotection can be effected with hydrazine hydrate: Synthesis, 43 (1977).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1210557
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.30
TSCA
No

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