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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl 3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propionate, ≥98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl 3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propionate
CAS 5597-50-2
Formula Weight 180.2
MDL Number MFCD00071577
Beilstein 2211073
Synonym 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)propionic acid methyl ester
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AAH6425514

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alfa aesar™
H6425514
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAH6425522

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alfa aesar™
H6425522
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 180.2
Melting Point 39° to 41°C (lit.)
Chemical Name or Material Methyl 3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propionate
Physical Form Powder
Assay ≥98%
MDL Number MFCD00071577
CAS 5597-50-2
Beilstein 2211073
Synonym 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)propionic acid methyl ester
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.
Boiling Point 108°C (11mmHg)
Color Off-white
Quantity 25g

Applications
Useful synthetic intermediate. It can be used to prepare potent and orally available G protein-coupled receptor 40 agonists as potential antidiabetic agents. May be used in the enzymatic coupling of saccharides to protein.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform and methanol.

Notes
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed container. With adequate ventilation. Store away from oxidizing agent.

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.