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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate, 97%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate
CAS 23287-26-5
Molecular Formula C9H10O3
Formula Weight 166.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00020051
Synonym 2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid methyl ester; Methyl 3-methylsalicylate
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 28° to 30°C
Boiling Point 234° to 236°C
Quantity 2g
Chemical Name or Material Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate
CAS 23287-26-5
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C9H10O3
Formula Weight 166.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00020051
Synonym 2-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid methyl ester; Methyl 3-methylsalicylate
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 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.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoate, is used as an important raw material and intermediate used in organic Synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff. It is also used as an important organic intermediate. Some other applications include it is used to produce other chemicals. For example, it is used to produce 2-(2-Hydroxy-3-methyl-phenyl)-propan-2-ol. The reaction occurs with reagent Tetrahydrofuran.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, fixed Oils, Propylene Glycol. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Stable under recommended storage conditions. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents. Hygroscopic. Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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.

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