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480-64-8 - 2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid hydrate, 97% - H27556 - Alfa Aesar

H27556 2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid hydrate, 97%

CAS Number
480-64-8
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 43.42
5g 126.41
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2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid hydrate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00210536

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O4•xH2O
Formula Weight
168.15(anhy)
Melting point
ca 175° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in water, dimethyl sulfoxide or 100% ethanol.

Applications

Orsellinic acid is a benzoic acid that has been shown to block PAF-mediated neuronal apoptosis. Orsellinic acid also shows free radical scavenging activity.

Notes

Store in cool dry conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

P.S Athukoralage.; H.M.T.B Herath.; S.A Deraniyagala.; R.L.C Wijesundera.; P.A Weerasinghea. Antifungal constituent from Gordonia dassanayakei.Fitoterapia. 2001, 72 (5),565-567 .

Yong Rok Lee.; Xue Wanga. A short synthetic route to biologically active (±)-daurichromenic acid as highly potent anti-HIV agent.Org. Biomol. Chem. 2005, 3 (21), 3955-3957 .

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

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
No

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