Alfa Aesar™ 2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid hydrate, 97%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ H2755603

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 480-64-8
    Molecular Formula C8H8O4·xH2O
    Formula Weight 168.15g/mol (Anhydrous)
    MDL Number MFCD00210536
    Chemical Name or Material 2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid hydrate

    Specifications

    Melting Point ≈175°C
    Quantity 1g
    CAS 480-64-8
    Molecular Formula C8H8O4·xH2O
    Formula Weight 168.15g/mol (Anhydrous)
    MDL Number MFCD00210536
    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.
    Chemical Name or Material 2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid hydrate
    Assay 97%

    Description

    Applications
    Orsellinic acid is a benzoic acid that has been shown to block PAF-mediated neuronal apoptosis. Orsellinic acid also shows free radical scavenging activity.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, dimethyl sulfoxide or 100% ethanol.

    Notes
    Store in cool dry conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

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

    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.

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