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Alfa Aesar™ 3-Methylsalicylic acid, 99%

$21.86 - $46.57

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3-Methylsalicylic acid
CAS 83-40-9
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002448
Beilstein 2086811
Merck Index 14,2581
Synonym o-Cresotic acid; 2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid
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AAL1582514

 
alfa aesar™
L15825-14
25g Each for $21.86

AAL1582522

 
alfa aesar™
L15825-22
100g Each for $46.57
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 163° to 167°C
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material 3-Methylsalicylic acid
CAS 83-40-9
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002448
Beilstein 2086811
Merck Index 14,2581
Synonym o-Cresotic acid; 2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H318-H315-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
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 eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
RTECS Number GP3920000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Solubility
Soluble in Alcohol, Chloroform, Ether and Water (hot).

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

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
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 eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

GHS H Statement
H301-H318-H315-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.