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611-71-2 - (R)-(-)-Mandelic acid, 98% - (R)-(-)-alpha-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid - A14767 - Alfa Aesar

A14767 (R)-(-)-Mandelic acid, 98%

CAS Number
611-71-2
Synonyms
(R)-(-)-alpha-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 19.26
25g 59.76
100g 162.40
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(R)-(-)-Mandelic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00064251
EINECS
210-276-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O3
Formula Weight
152.15
Melting point
130-134°
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
It is partly soluble in water, freely soluble in isopropyl and ethyl alcohol.

Applications

(R)-(-)-Mandelic acid, is used as a antiseptic ingredient particularly against urinary tract infections.Mandelic acid and its derivatives are used to apply the dual activities as an antibacterial agent and as an antiaging agent. It is used as an intermediate for the synthesis of target molecules for other applications.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Light sensitive. Stable under ordinary conditions. Incompatabile to strong bases, strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Praveen Kaul .; Anirban Banerjee S .; Mayilraj  Uttam .; C. Banerjee. Screening for enantioselective nitrilases: kinetic resolution of racemic mandelonitrile to (R)-(-)-mandelic acid by new bacterial isolates. Environ. Sci. Technol. 1986, 15, (2), 207-211.

Eiji Takahashi .; Katsuhiko Nakamichi .; Masakatsu Furui. R-(-)-mandelic acid production from racemic mandelic acids using Pseudomonas polycolor IFO 3918 and Micrococcus freudenreichii FERM-P 13221. Journal of Fermentation and Bioengineering . 1995, 80, (3), 247-250.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318

Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P305+P351+P338-P310

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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Beilstein
2691094
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes

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