4-methylbenzoic acid
CAS 99-94-5

Chemical structure of 4-methylbenzoic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C8H8O2
  • Molecular Weight: 136.15 g/mol
Identifiers for 4-methylbenzoic acid
  • Cas Number: 99-94-5
  • EINECS Number: 202-803-3
  • MDL Number: MFCD00002565
  • InChIKey: LPNBBFKOUUSUDB-BGGKNDAXCX
  • Smiles: CC1=CC=C(C=C1)C(O)=O
Synthesis and properties of 4-methylbenzoic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for 4-methylbenzoic acid: Journal of the American Chemical Society, 94, p. 4024, 1972 DOI: 10.1021/ja00766a069
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 37, p. 2564, 1972
Organic Syntheses, Coll. Vol. 3, p. 822, 1955
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
4-methylbenzoic acid
99-94-5
4-methyl-benzoic acid
p-toluic acid
4-methylbenzoesäure
acide 4-méthylbenzoic
4-メチル安息香酸
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of 4-methylbenzoic acid: 179-182 ºC
Boiling Point of 4-methylbenzoic acid: 274-275 ºC
Density of 4-methylbenzoic acid: 1.06 g/mL
Refractive Index of 4-methylbenzoic acid: n/a
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