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B22040 DL-Tropic acid, 98%

CAS Number
552-63-6
Synonyms
DL-3-Hydroxy-2-phenylpropionic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B22040-09 10g 37.90
B22040-18 50g 139.00
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DL-Tropic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004255
EINECS
209-020-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H10O3
Formula Weight
166.18
Melting point
117-119°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (20 g/L) at 20°C, ethanol, ether, alcohol, and methanol (0.1 g/ml).

Applications

It is a laboratory reagent used in the chemical synthesis of atropine and hyoscyamine.

Notes

Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Edward Leete. The Biogenesis of Tropic Acid and Related Studies on the Alkaloids of Datura stramonium. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1960, 82 (3), 612-614.

Marc-André Fliniaux; Françoise Manceau; Annie Jacquin-Dubreuil. Simultaneous analysis of l-hyoscyamine, l-scopolamine and dl-tropic acid in plant material by reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography. Journal of Chromatography A. 1993, 644 (1), 193-197.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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
14,9779
Beilstein
2209199
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes

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