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99-94-5 - p-Toluic acid, 98% - 4-Methylbenzoic acid - A11506 - Alfa Aesar

A11506 p-Toluic acid, 98%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 31.86
1000g 81.89
5000g 267.20
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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
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: H315-H319-H335-H303

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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