1,4-Phenylenediacetic acid is an arenediacetic acid used in the preparation of flurorescent whitening agents. It has fluorescent properties that allow for use in fluorescent probes. It is also used as pharmaceutical intermediates.
Slightly soluble in water.
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
|252° to 256°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.