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23287-26-5 - Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate, 97% - 2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid methyl ester - Methyl 3-methylsalicylate - B21341 - Alfa Aesar

B21341 Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate, 97%

CAS Number
23287-26-5
Synonyms
2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid methyl ester
Methyl 3-methylsalicylate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
2g 40.17
10g 145.23
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Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00020051
EINECS
245-557-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H10O3
Formula Weight
166.18
Melting point
28-30°
Boiling Point
234-236°
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, fixed Oils, Propylene Glycol. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate, is used as an important raw material and intermediate used in organic Synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff. It is also used as an important organic intermediate. Some other applications include it is used to produce other chemicals. For example, it is used to produce 2-(2-Hydroxy-3-methyl-phenyl)-propan-2-ol. The reaction occurs with reagent Tetrahydrofuran.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Stable under recommended storage conditions. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents. Hygroscopic. Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.

Literature References

Y Bessard.; R Crettaz. Rate acceleration of nucleophilic substitution of 2-chloro-4, 6-dimethoxypyrimidine by sulfinate catalysis. The Tetrahedron.200056 (27), 4739-4745.

M Black.; JIG Cadogan.; H McNab. Pyrolysis of O-allyl salicylic amides and esters, and related compounds: formation of isoindolones and phthalides. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1.19941 (2), 155-159.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H303

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

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

Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.29
TSCA
Yes

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