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B23519 4-(Aminomethyl)benzoic acid, 97%

CAS Number
alpha-Amino-p-toluic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B23519-14 25g 74.00
B23519-22 100g 172.00
B23519-36 500g 650.00
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4-(Aminomethyl)benzoic acid, 97%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
ca 290° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Slightly soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol, benzene and chloroform.


4-(Aminomethyl)benzoic acid acts as an unnatural amino acid derivative. It is also used as a type 2 antifibrinolytic agent. Further, it reacts with 2-methyl-isothiourea sulfate to prepare 4-guanidinomethylbenzoic acid.


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Li, Z.; Fang, L.; Wang, J.; Dong, L.; Guo, Y.; Xie, Y. An Improved and Practical Synthesis of Tranexamic Acid. Org. Process Res. Dev. 2015, 19 (3), 444-448.

Li, K. S.; Xiao, P.; Zhang, D. I.; Hou, X. B.; Ge, L.; Yang, D. X.; Liu, H. D.; He, D. F.; Chen, X.; Han, K. R.; Song, X. Y.; Yu, X.; Fang, H.; Sun, J. P. Identification of para-Substituted Benzoic Acid Derivatives as Potent Inhibitors of the Protein Phosphatase Slingshot. ChemMedChem 2015, 10 (12), 1980-1987.

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

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