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118-90-1 - o-Toluic acid, 98+% - 2-Methylbenzoic acid - A13856 - Alfa Aesar

A13856 o-Toluic acid, 98+%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 22.45
1000g 59.12
5000g 192.80
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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
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: H315-H319-H335

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

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
1072103
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XU1400000

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