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Alfa Aesar™ Isophthalic acid, 99%

$24.55 - $131.09

Chemical Identifiers

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

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alfa aesar™
A144450B
1000g Each for $31.19

AAA144450I

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alfa aesar™
A144450I
5000g Each for $131.09

AAA1444530

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alfa aesar™
A1444530
250g Each for $24.55
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.