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3-Methoxybenzoic acid

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym(s):
m-Methylsalicylic acid, m-Anisic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3OC6H4CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.15
Beilstein:
508838
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

bp

170-172 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

105-107 °C (lit.)

solubility

95% ethanol: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow

SMILES string

COc1cccc(c1)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-7-4-2-3-6(5-7)8(9)10/h2-5H,1H3,(H,9,10)

InChI key

XHQZJYCNDZAGLW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

3-Methoxybenzoic acid is an important intermediate in the synthesis of natural products.

Application

3-Methoxybenzoic acid was used in the synthesis and characterization of 3-methoxybenzoates of europium (III) and gadolinium (III). It was used in conversion of aromatic carboxylic acids into methyl esters and reduction to the corresponding primary alcohols using a sodium borohydride-THF-methanol system.

Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Legal Information

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Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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