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A13856 o-Toluic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
118-90-1
Synonyms
2-Methylbenzoic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13856-30 250g 23.60
A13856-0B 1000g 62.70
A13856-0I 5000g 261.00
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o-Toluic acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002477
EINECS
204-284-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O2
Formula Weight
136.15
Melting point
103-106°
Boiling Point
258-259°
Flash Point
148°(298°F)
Density
1.060
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol and chloroform. Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

o-Toluic acid is used for producing of fluorescent whitening agent ER33%, bensulfuronmethyl,o-tolunitrile,o-cyano-benzaldehyde and 3,5-dinitro-o-toluylamide etc.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.

Literature References

Willie L. Hinzea & Daniel W. Armstrong. Thin Layer Chromatographic Separation of Ortho, Meta, and Para Substituted Benzoic Acids and Phenols with Aqueous Solutions of α-Cyclodextrin. Analytical Letters.1980, 13 1093-1104.

Chuji Katayama; Akio Furusaki; Isamu Nitta. The Crystal Structure of o-Toluic Acid. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan.1967, 40 1293.

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
1072103
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XU1400000

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