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Alfa Aesar™ Phthalic acid, 99%

$52.05 - $490.82

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Phthalic acid
CAS 88-99-3
Molecular Formula C8H6O4
Formula Weight 166.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002467
Beilstein 608199
Merck Index 14,7371
Synonym Benzene-1,2-dicarboxylic acid
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AAA144500B

 
alfa aesar™
A14450-0B
1000g Each for $116.61

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A14450-0I
5000g Each for $490.82

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250g Each for $52.05
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 205°C (dec.)
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 168°C (334°F)
Chemical Name or Material Phthalic acid
CAS 88-99-3
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C8H6O4
Formula Weight 166.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002467
Beilstein 608199
Merck Index 14,7371
Synonym Benzene-1,2-dicarboxylic acid
Solubility Information Soluble in water, alcohol and ether
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 TH9625000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Phthalic acid is used as an active ingredient in polyesters and alkyd resins. It is also used as plasticizers for polyvinyl chloride and other polymers. It is also useful in the production of anthraquinone, phenolphthalein and phthalocyanine pigments. It serves as an organic reagent in the production of phthalates. It is used to prepare 1,3-cyclohexadiene by reduction using sodium amalgam.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and etherSoluble in alcohol. Slightly soluble in water, methanol and ether. Insoluble in chloroform.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

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.