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Alfa Aesar™ Isophthalic acid, 99%

$23.86 - $112.49

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Isophthalic acid
CAS 121-91-5
Molecular Formula C8H6O4
Formula Weight 166.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002516
Beilstein 1909332
Merck Index 14,5197
Synonym Benzene-1,3-dicarboxylic acid
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AAA144450B

 
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A14445-0B
1000g Each for $31.73

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A14445-0I
5000g Each for $112.49

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 344° to 348°C (subl.)
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Isophthalic acid
CAS 121-91-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C8H6O4
Formula Weight 166.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002516
Beilstein 1909332
Merck Index 14,5197
Synonym Benzene-1,3-dicarboxylic acid
RTECS Number NT2007000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Isophthalic acid is used as an intermediate for high performance unsaturated polyesters, resins for coatings, high solids paints, gel coats and modifier of polyethylene terephthalate for bottles. It acts as precursors for the fire-resistant material nomex as well as used in the preparation of high-performance polymer polybenzimidazole. It is also employed as an input for the production of insulation materials.

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.