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3-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid

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3-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid Basic information

Product Name:
3-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid
Synonyms:
  • M-HYDROXYPHENYLACETIC ACID
  • 3-Hydroxyphenylacetic Acid, 97+%
  • 3-hydroxy-benzeneaceticaci
  • 3-HYDROXYPHENYLACETIC ACID
  • META HYDROXY PHENYL ACETIC ACID
  • 3-HYDROXYPHENYLACETIC ACID, 99+%
  • Benzeneacetic acid, 3-hydroxy-
  • 2-(3-hydroxyphenyl)acetic acid
CAS:
621-37-4
MF:
C8H8O3
MW:
152.15
EINECS:
210-684-4
Product Categories:
  • Building Blocks
  • Carbonyl Compounds
  • C8
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Chemical Synthesis
  • Organic Building Blocks
  • Aromatic Phenylacetic Acids and Derivatives
  • Aromatics
  • Carbonyl Compounds
  • Carboxylic Acids
Mol File:
621-37-4.mol
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3-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid Chemical Properties

Melting point:
129-133 °C(lit.)
Boiling point:
234.6°C (rough estimate)
Density 
1.2143 (rough estimate)
refractive index 
1.4945 (estimate)
storage temp. 
Store below +30°C.
solubility 
1000g/l
form 
Crystalline Powder
pka
4.21±0.10(Predicted)
color 
White to beige-brown
PH
2.5-2.7 (20g/l, H2O)
BRN 
2086506
Stability:
Store in Freezer
InChIKey
FVMDYYGIDFPZAX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
621-37-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xi
Risk Statements 
36/37/38
Safety Statements 
26-36
WGK Germany 
3
Hazard Note 
Irritant
HazardClass 
IRRITANT
HS Code 
29182990

MSDS

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3-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

White Powder

Definition

ChEBI: A monocarboxylic acid that is phenylacetic acid in which the hydrogen at position 3 on the benzene ring is replaced by a hydroxy group.

Synthesis Reference(s)

The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 21, p. 1149, 1956 DOI: 10.1021/jo01116a023

Purification Methods

Crystallise the acid from *C6H6/ligroin or EtOAc/cyclohexane (m 131-132o). [Beilstein 10 H 189, 10 I 82, 10 II 112, 10 III 428, 10 IV 541.]

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