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Alfa Aesar™ p-Toluic acid, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A115060B

Quantity 1000g

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Catalog No. AAA115060B


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Specifications

Description

Applications
It is an intermediate in some industrial processes for the oxidation of p-xylene to terephthalic acid which is used in the manufacture of polyethylene terephthalate.  It is also used in medicine, agricultural chemicals, API, dye intermediate. p-Toluic Acid is used as an intermediate for polymer stabilizers, light sensitive compounds, animal feed supplements and other organic chemicals (pharmaceuticals, pigments and dyestuff). They are also used as intermediates for the manufacture of a variety of target compounds.

Solubility
It is insoluble in water, but soluble in acetone.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible to Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases. Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

99-94-5
136.15
507600
4-Methylbenzoic acid
C8H8O2
MFCD00002565
14,9535
p-Toluic acid

Specifications

181°C (357°F)
178° to 182°C
99-94-5
136.15
507600
4-Methylbenzoic acid
98%
274°C
1000g
C8H8O2
MFCD00002565
14,9535
p-Toluic acid

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 : XU1575000

TSCA : TSCA

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