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Substance Name: 2-(Hydroxymethyl)benzoic acid
RN: 612-20-4
UNII: KJ3Z1IJ8O3
InChIKey: MGMNPSAERQZUIM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H8-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 152.148
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 2-(Hydroxymethyl)benzoic acid

Synonyms

  • 2-(Hydroxymethyl)benzoic acid
  • alpha-Hydroxy-o-toluic acid
  • EINECS 210-298-6
  • NSC 30638
  • UNII-KJ3Z1IJ8O3

Systematic Names

  • 2-(Hydroxymethyl)benzoic acid
  • Benzoic acid, 2-(hydroxymethyl)- (9CI)
  • o-Toluic acid, alpha-hydroxy- (8CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 612-20-4

FDA UNII

  • KJ3Z1IJ8O3

System Generated Number

  • 0000612204

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H8O3/c9-5-6-3-1-2-4-7(6)8(10)11/h1-4,9H,5H2,(H,10,11)

InChIKey

MGMNPSAERQZUIM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(c(cccc1)C(O)=O)CO

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) 0.610 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 4280 mg/L 20 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 5.72E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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