2-methylbenzoic acid
CAS 118-90-1

Chemical structure of 2-methylbenzoic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C8H8O2
  • Molecular Weight: 136.15 g/mol
Identifiers for 2-methylbenzoic acid
  • Cas Number: 118-90-1
  • EINECS Number: 204-284-9
  • MDL Number: MFCD00002477
  • Smiles: CC1=CC=CC=C1C(O)=O
Synthesis and properties of 2-methylbenzoic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for 2-methylbenzoic acid: 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-methylbenzoic acid
2-methyl-benzoic acid
o-toluic acid
acide 2-méthylbenzoic
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of 2-methylbenzoic acid: 103-105 ºC
Boiling Point of 2-methylbenzoic acid: 258-259 ºC
Density of 2-methylbenzoic acid: 1.06 g/mL
Refractive Index of 2-methylbenzoic acid: n/a
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