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83-40-9 - 3-Methylsalicylic acid, 99% - o-Cresotic acid - 2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid - L15825 - Alfa Aesar

L15825 3-Methylsalicylic acid, 99%

CAS Number
83-40-9
Synonyms
o-Cresotic acid
2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 15.70
100g 30.40
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3-Methylsalicylic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002448
EINECS
201-473-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O3
Formula Weight
152.15
Melting point
163-167°
Solubility
Soluble in Alcohol, Chloroform, Ether and Water (hot).

Applications

3-Methylsalicylic acid was used in the synthesis of 8-methyl-2-thioxo-2,3-dihydro-4H-1,3-benzoxazin-4-one, 7-hydroxy-8-methyl-2-thioxo-2,3-dihydro-4H-1,3-benzoxazin-4-one, (R)-, (S)- and (RS)-hydroxymethylmexiletine.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Pritchard KM, et al. Generalized Method for the Production of 1, 3-Benzoxazine, 1, 3-Benzothiazine, and Quinazoline Derivatives from 2-(Hydroxy, Thio, or Amino) Aromatic Acids Using Triphenylphosphine Thiocyanogen.. Synth. Commun. 2005 , 35 (2), 1601-11.

Cavalluzzi MM, et al.. Synthesis of (R)-, (S)-, and (RS)-hydroxymethylmexiletine, one of the major metabolites of mexiletine.. Tetrahedron Asymmetry 2007, 18 (20), 2409-17.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H318-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2581
Beilstein
2086811
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GP3920000

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