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Substance Name: 4-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol
RN: 623-05-2
UNII: 1A3AH1FP1B
InChIKey: BVJSUAQZOZWCKN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • The aglycone of gastrodin.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H8-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 124.138
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 4-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol

Synonyms

  • 4-(Hydroxymethyl)phenol
  • 4-Hydroxybenzenemethanol
  • 4-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol
  • 4-Methylolphenol
  • alpha-Hydroxy-p-cresol
  • CCRIS 5114
  • EC 210-768-0
  • EINECS 210-768-0
  • NSC 227926
  • p-(Hydroxymethyl)phenol
  • p-Methylolphenol
  • UNII-1A3AH1FP1B

Systematic Names

  • 4-Hydroxybenzenemethanol
  • 4-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol
  • Benzenemethanol, 4-hydroxy-
  • Benzenemethanol, 4-hydroxy- (9CI)
  • Benzyl alcohol, p-hydroxy- (8CI)
  • p-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 623-05-2

FDA UNII

  • 1A3AH1FP1B

System Generated Number

  • 0000623052

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H8O2/c8-5-6-1-3-7(9)4-2-6/h1-4,8-9H,5H2

InChIKey

BVJSUAQZOZWCKN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(ccc(O)cc1)CO

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 124.5 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 252 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 9.82 (none) 25 EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.25 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 6700 mg/L 20 EXP
Vapor Pressure 8.25E-04 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 2.26E-11 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 4.42E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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