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Substance Name: Meconic acid
RN: 497-59-6
UNII: V502I79516
InChIKey: ZEGRKMXCOCRTCS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Most alkaloids from opium are present in form of meconates; meconic acid is strictly peculiar to opium; from papaver.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H4-O7

Molecular Weight

  • 200.1016
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Meconic acid

Synonyms

  • EINECS 207-848-2
  • Meconic acid
  • NSC 805
  • UNII-V502I79516

Systematic Names

  • 3-Hydroxy-4-oxo-4H-pyran-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
  • 3-Hydroxy-4-oxopyran-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
  • 4H-Pyran-2,6-dicarboxylic acid, 3-hydroxy-4-oxo-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 497-59-6

FDA UNII

  • V502I79516

System Generated Number

  • 0000497596

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H4O7/c8-2-1-3(6(10)11)14-5(4(2)9)7(12)13/h1,9H,(H,10,11)(H,12,13)

InChIKey

ZEGRKMXCOCRTCS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

OC(=O)C1=CC(=O)C(=C(O1)C(=O)O)O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 120 dec deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.590 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 8400 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 4.51E-10 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 4.58E-15 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.53E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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