4-Hydroxybenzoic acid, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1370030
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid is used as an intermediate for dyes, antiseptics and active pharmaceutical ingredients. It is also used as a food preservative, corrosion inhibitor, anti-oxidant and an emulsifier. It reacts with 6-hydroxynaphthalene-2-carboxylic acid to prepare aromatic polyester called Vectran fiber. It acts as a precursor to prepare p-hydroxyphenylbenzoate, p-acetoxybenzoyl chloride and 4,4 ft.-dihydroxybenzophenone. Further, it is used in paint additives, coating additives, processing aids, electrical and electronic products. In addition to this, it acts as a preservative in cosmetics and some ophthalmic solutions.
Soluble in water, alcohol, ethanol, ether, n-butanol and acetone. Slightly soluble in chloroform. Insoluble in carbon disulfide.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
RTECSNumber : DH1925000
TSCA : TSCA
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