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Sigma-Aldrich

2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid

98%

Synonym(s):
2,5-DHBA, DHB, Gentisic acid, Hydroquinonecarboxylic acid
Linear Formula:
(HO)2C6H3CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
154.12
Beilstein:
2209119
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

powder

mp

204-208 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OC(=O)c1cc(O)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C7H6O4/c8-4-1-2-6(9)5(3-4)7(10)11/h1-3,8-9H,(H,10,11)

InChI key

WXTMDXOMEHJXQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Aspirin metabolite.

Application

2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid (2,5-DHBA) can be used:
  • As a matrix in the MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry analysis of the poly(styrene-co-pentafluorostyrene) copolymers.
  • To prepare pharmacologically important 2,5-DBHA-gelatin conjugate, which can act as a polymer for the development of drug formulations.
  • As a tridentate ligand to synthesize complexes of molybdenum by reacting with (PPh4)4Mo8O26.
  • As a starting material in the total synthesis of landomycin A, an angucycline antibiotic.

Packaging

10, 25, 100 g in poly bottle

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Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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