4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethylbenzoic acid is widely used as a reagent for potent TTR amyloidogenesis inhibitors. It plays an important role as an intermediate in agrochemicals and dyestuffs. It is also used in the preparation of mexiletine derivatives.
Soluble in methanol.
Keep away from heat and avoid excessive light. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
|221° to 226°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
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.