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

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B248870I

Quantity 5000g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 149-91-7
    Molecular Formula C7H6O5
    Formula Weight 170.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002510
    Beilstein 2050274
    Merck Index 14,4345
    Synonym Gallic acid
    Chemical Name or Material 3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid, anhydrous

    Specifications

    Melting Point ≈251°C (dec.)
    Quantity 5000g
    CAS 149-91-7
    Molecular Formula C7H6O5
    Formula Weight 170.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002510
    Beilstein 2050274
    Merck Index 14,4345
    Synonym Gallic 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 LW7525000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material 3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid, anhydrous
    Assay 99%

    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.

    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

    SDS & Safety Documents

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