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A11506 p-Toluic acid, 98%

CAS Number
99-94-5
Synonyms
4-Methylbenzoic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A11506-30 250g 37.20
A11506-0B 1000g 84.40
A11506-0I 5000g 348.00
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p-Toluic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00002565
EINECS
202-803-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O2
Formula Weight
136.15
Melting point
178-182°
Boiling Point
274°
Flash Point
181°(357°F)
Density
1.06
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
It is insoluble in water, but soluble in acetone.

Applications

It is an intermediate in some industrial processes for the oxidation of p-xylene to terephthalic acid which is used in the manufacture of polyethylene terephthalate.  It is also used in medicine, agricultural chemicals, API, dye intermediate. p-Toluic Acid is used as an intermediate for polymer stabilizers, light sensitive compounds, animal feed supplements and other organic chemicals (pharmaceuticals, pigments and dyestuff). They are also used as intermediates for the manufacture of a variety of target compounds.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible to Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases. Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Literature References

Mitsuru Ueda.; Masaki Sato. Synthesis of aromatic poly(ether ketones). Macromolecules. 1987, 20, (11), 2675-2678.

Ilan Pri-Bar.; Ouri Buchman. Hydroxycarbonylation of aryl halides with formate salts catalyzed by palladium complexes. . J. Org. Chem. 1988, 53, (3), 624-626.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Rinse mouth. 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

Merck
14,9535
Beilstein
507600
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XU1575000

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