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A12527 Terephthalic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
100-21-0
Synonyms
Benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12527-30 250g 20.20
A12527-36 500g 24.90
A12527-0C 10000g 373.00
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Terephthalic acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002558
EINECS
202-830-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H6O4
Formula Weight
166.13
Melting point
402° subl.
Flash Point
260°(500°F)
Density
1.510
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
slightly soluble in water (0,017 g/L at 25°C)

Applications

Terephthalic acid is used in the metal organic frame works. Terephthalic acid is used primarily to make polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins and fibers, polyester fibers, films, polyethylene terephthalate solid-state resins and polyethylene terephthalate engineering resins.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. It should be stored and used in molten form.

Literature References

Hwa-Jeong Lee. ; Se-Jin Oh. ; Ja-Young Choi .; Jin Won Kim.; Jungwan Han.; Loon-Seng Tan.; Jong-Beom Baek. In Situ Synthesis of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) in Ethylene Glycol Containing Terephthalic Acid and Functionalized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes (MWNTs) as an Approach to MWNT/PET Nanocomposites. Chem. Mater. 2005, 17 (20),5057-5064.

M. Bailey.; C. J. Brown. The crystal structure of terephthalic acid. Acta Cryst. 1967, 22 (3),387-391 .

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H320-H335-H500

Causes skin irritation. Causes eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

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

Merck
14,9162
Beilstein
1909333
Harmonized Tariff Code
2917.36
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WZ0875000

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