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Alfa Aesar™ 3-Methoxy-2-methylbenzoic acid, 97%

$69.85 - $223.61

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 55289-06-0
Molecular Formula C9H10O3
Molecular Weight (g/mol) 166.176
MDL Number MFCD02094039
InChI Key JPCISVSOTKMFPG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Synonym 3-methoxy-o-toluic acid, 2-methyl-m-anisic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methyl-benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methylbenzoicacid, benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methyl, 2-methyl-3-methoxybenzoic acid, pubchem4976, acmc-209lm1, ksc269c9h, 2-methyl-3-methoxy-benzoic acid
PubChem CID 7021483
IUPAC Name 3-methoxy-2-methylbenzoic acid
SMILES CC1=C(C=CC=C1OC)C(=O)O
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L1872909
10g Each for $69.85
 
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L1872918
50g Each for $223.61
 
Description

Description

Applications
3-Methoxy-2-methylbenzoic acid is used as a Corey-Bakshi-Shibata oxazaborolidine catalyst for asymmetric reduction and asymmetric synthesis. It is used in the asymmetric reduction of prochiral ketones. Other applications include the enantioselective synthesis of α-hydroxy acids, α-amino acids, C2 symmetrical ferrocenyl diols and propargyl alcohols. It is also used in desymmetrizing reduction leading to (S)-4-hydroxycyclohexenone.

Solubility
Soluble in methanol. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

55289-06-0
166.176
JPCISVSOTKMFPG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
7021483
CC1=C(C=CC=C1OC)C(=O)O
C9H10O3
MFCD02094039
3-methoxy-o-toluic acid, 2-methyl-m-anisic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methyl-benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methylbenzoicacid, benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methyl, 2-methyl-3-methoxybenzoic acid, pubchem4976, acmc-209lm1, ksc269c9h, 2-methyl-3-methoxy-benzoic acid
3-methoxy-2-methylbenzoic acid

Specifications

10g
C9H10O3
510395
JPCISVSOTKMFPG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
3-methoxy-2-methylbenzoic acid
7021483
97%
55289-06-0
MFCD02094039
3-methoxy-o-toluic acid, 2-methyl-m-anisic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methyl-benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methylbenzoicacid, benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methyl, 2-methyl-3-methoxybenzoic acid, pubchem4976, acmc-209lm1, ksc269c9h, 2-methyl-3-methoxy-benzoic acid
CC1=C(C=CC=C1OC)C(=O)O
166.176
166.18
3-Methoxy-2-methylbenzoic acid
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

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

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.

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