3,5-Diisopropylsalicylic acid is used to prepare 2,4-Diisopropyl-phenol at 200°C. It is also used as a starting reagent in the synthesis of Zn(II) and Cd(II) carboxylate complexes. It plays the role of OH-inactivating ligand in its complexes with copper(II)2.
Nallasamy Palanisami.; Dr. P. Rajakannu.; Ramaswamy Murugavel. Non-covalently aggregated zinc and cadmium complexes derived from substituted aromatic carboxylic acids: Synthesis, spectroscopy, and structural studies. Inorganica Chim. Acta. 2013, 405 522-531.
V Brumas.; H Miche.; M Fiallo. Copper(II) interaction with 3,5-diisopropylsalicylic acid (Dips): new insights on its role as a potential *OH inactivating ligand. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 2007, 101 (4), 565-577.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a