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Alfa Aesar™ 3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid, anhydrous, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ B2488730

Quantity 250g

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Catalog No. AAB2488730


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Organic acid is used as a standard for determining phenols in the Folin-Ciocalteau assay3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid is used as a cyclooxygease inhibitor substance, which is found in plants. In analytical chemistry, it is used as a standard to determine phenol content in various analytes. It acts as a starting material for the preparation of psychedelic alkaloid mescaline. Further, it is used to produce polyesters based on phloretic acid and gallic acid. In addition to this, it is used in the preparation of its esters such as methyl gallate, ethyl gallate, propyl gallate, octyl gallate and doceyl gallate.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, glycerol and acetone. Insoluble in benzene, chloroform and petroleum ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, metals.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

149-91-7
170.12
2050274
Gallic acid
C7H6O5
MFCD00002510
14,4345
3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid, anhydrous

Specifications

≈251°C (dec.)
149-91-7
170.12
2050274
Gallic acid
99%
250g
C7H6O5
MFCD00002510
14,4345
3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid, anhydrous

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : LW7525000

TSCA : TSCA

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