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2-methylbenzoic acid

Molecular Formula:

C8H8O2

Molecular Weight:

136.15 g/mol

Registry Numbers

Cas Number: 118-90-1

EINECS Number: 204-284-9

MDL Number: MFCD00002477

InChIKey:

ZWLPBLYKEWSWPD-BGGKNDAXCE

Smiles:

CC1=CC=CC=C1C(O)=O

Chemical structure of 2-methylbenzoic acid

Synthesis Reference(s)

Organic Syntheses, Coll. Vol. 2, p. 588, 1943
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 25, p. 616, 1960 DOI: 10.1021/jo01074a035
Tetrahedron Letters, 22, p. 1013, 1981 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)82853-7

Synonym Chemical Name(s)

2-methyl-benzoic acid
o-toluic acid
2-methylbenzoesäure
acide 2-méthylbenzoic
2-メチル安息香酸

Physical Properties

Melting Point: 103-105 ºC
Boiling Point: 258-259 ºC

Density: 1.06 g/mL
Refractive Index: n/a

MSDS:

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