Alfa Aesar™ 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid, 97%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B2401636

Quantity 500g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 99-50-3
    Molecular Formula C7H6O4
    Formula Weight 154.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002509
    Beilstein 1448841
    Merck Index 14,7894
    Synonym Protocatechuic acid
    Chemical Name or Material 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid

    Specifications

    Melting Point ≈202°C (dec.)
    Quantity 500g
    CAS 99-50-3
    Molecular Formula C7H6O4
    Formula Weight 154.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002509
    Beilstein 1448841
    Merck Index 14,7894
    Synonym Protocatechuic 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 UL0560000
    Chemical Name or Material 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid
    Assay 97%

    Description

    Applications
    3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid is a metabolite of polyphenols such as phloretin and quercetin. It is also a phenolic acid antioxidant present in fruits, vegetables and nuts. Further, it is found to be an efficacious chemopreventive agent in several carcinogenesis models. In addition to this, it acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.

    Solubility
    Soluble in hot alcohol and ether. Slightly soluble in water.

    Notes
    Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

    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

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