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Alfa Aesar™ p-Toluic acid, 98%

$48.36 - $405.51

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material p-Toluic acid
CAS 99-94-5
Molecular Formula C8H8O2
Formula Weight 136.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002565
Beilstein 507600
Merck Index 14,9535
Synonym 4-Methylbenzoic acid
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AAA115060B

 
alfa aesar™
A11506-0B
1000g Each for $124.28

AAA115060I

 
alfa aesar™
A11506-0I
5000g Each for $405.51

AAA1150630

 
alfa aesar™
A11506-30
250g Each for $48.36
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 178° to 182°C
Boiling Point 274°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 181°C (357°F)
Chemical Name or Material p-Toluic acid
CAS 99-94-5
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C8H8O2
Formula Weight 136.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002565
Beilstein 507600
Merck Index 14,9535
Synonym 4-Methylbenzoic acid
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.
RTECS Number XU1575000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is an intermediate in some industrial processes for the oxidation of p-xylene to terephthalic acid which is used in the manufacture of polyethylene terephthalate.  It is also used in medicine, agricultural chemicals, API, dye intermediate. p-Toluic Acid is used as an intermediate for polymer stabilizers, light sensitive compounds, animal feed supplements and other organic chemicals (pharmaceuticals, pigments and dyestuff). They are also used as intermediates for the manufacture of a variety of target compounds.

Solubility
It is insoluble in water, but soluble in acetone.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible to Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases. Stable under recommended storage conditions.

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.