Alfa Aesar p-Toluic acid, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1150630
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.
It is insoluble in water, but soluble in acetone.
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.
|178° to 182°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
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.
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.
RTECSNumber : XU1575000
TSCA : TSCA