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452-86-8 - 4-Methylcatechol, 96% - 3,4-Dihydroxytoluene - L04495 - Alfa Aesar

L04495 4-Methylcatechol, 96%

CAS Number
452-86-8
Synonyms
3,4-Dihydroxytoluene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 23.69
100g 34.30
500g 119.20
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4-Methylcatechol, 96%

MDL
MFCD00002205
EINECS
207-214-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H8O2
Formula Weight
124.14
Melting point
67-69°
Boiling Point
251°
Flash Point
140°(284°F)
Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, acetone, ether, and alcohol.

Applications

4-Methylcatechol is used to synthesize antimicrobial, antioxidant. It also acts as effective inhibitor. It can be used to produce 4-bromo-5-methyl-pyrocatechol. It Increases Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Content and mRNA Expression in Cultured Brain Cells and in Rat Brain In Vivo.

Notes

Incompatible materials are Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Literature References

Juana Cabanes; Francisco García-Cánovas; Francisco García-Carmona. Chemical and enzymatic oxidation of 4-methylcatechol in the presence and absence of l-serine. Spectrophotometric determination of intermediates.Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Protein Structure and Molecular Enzymology.1987, 914 190-197.

Florence C. Richard-Forget; Marie Aude Rouet-Mayer; Pascale M. Goupy; Jean Philippon; Jacques J. Nicolas. Oxidation of chlorogenic acid, catechins, and 4-methylcatechol in model solutions by apple polyphenol oxidase.J. Agric. Food Chem.1992, 40 (11), 2114-2122.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H332-H315-H319-H335

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P361-P304+P340-P362-P312-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
636512
Harmonized Tariff Code
2907.29
TSCA
No
RTECS
UX1915000

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