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Alfa Aesar™ 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid, 97%

$62.39 - $705.16

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid
CAS 99-50-3
Molecular Formula C7H6O4
Formula Weight 154.12
MDL Number MFCD00002509
Beilstein 1448841
Merck Index 14,7894
Synonym Protocatechuic acid
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B2401614
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid
Melting Point ≈202°C (dec.)
Quantity 25g
CAS 99-50-3
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number UL0560000
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C7H6O4
Formula Weight 154.12
MDL Number MFCD00002509
Beilstein 1448841
Merck Index 14,7894
Synonym Protocatechuic acid

Applications
3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid is a metabolite of polyphenols such as phloretin and quercetin. It is also a phenolic acid antioxidant present in fruits, vegetables and nuts. Further, it is found to be an efficacious chemopreventive agent in several carcinogenesis models. In addition to this, it acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.

Solubility
Soluble in hot alcohol and ether. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.