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4-Methylsalicylic acid

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4-Methylsalicylic acid Basic information

Product Name:
4-Methylsalicylic acid
CAS:
50-85-1
MF:
C8H8O3
MW:
152.15
EINECS:
200-068-3
Mol File:
50-85-1.mol
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4-Methylsalicylic acid Chemical Properties

Melting point:
173-177 °C(lit.)
Boiling point:
234.6°C (rough estimate)
Density 
1.2143 (rough estimate)
refractive index 
1.4945 (estimate)
pka
pK1:3.17 (25°C)
form 
Powder
color 
White to grayish-beige
Water Solubility 
Soluble in water 10 g/L @ 20℃.
Merck 
14,2580
BRN 
2208140
InChIKey
NJESAXZANHETJV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
50-85-1(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
2-Hydroxy-4-methylbenzoic acid(50-85-1)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xn,Xi
Risk Statements 
22-36/37/38
Safety Statements 
26-37/39
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
GP3920100
HS Code 
29182900

MSDS

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4-Methylsalicylic acid Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

4-Methylsalicylic acid is white to greyish-beige powder

Uses

4-Methylsalicylic acid is similar to salicylic acid. Used in manufacturing of dyes.

Uses

In manufacture of dyes.

Definition

4-Methylsalicylic acid is a monohydroxybenzoic acid consisting of salicylic acid having a methyl group at the 4-position.

Purification Methods

Crystallise the acid from water. It sublimes at 130o/11mm. [Beilstein 10 H 233, 10 II 137, 10 III 521, 10 IV 617.]

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