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4-Methoxybenzoic acid

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Synonym(s):
p-Anisic acid, 4-Methoxybenzoic acid, p-Methoxybenzoic acid, Draconic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3OC6H4CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.15
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
508910
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39023905
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

mp

182-185 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble 2500 parts
alcohol: freely soluble
boiling water: soluble
chloroform: freely soluble
diethyl ether: freely soluble
ethyl acetate: freely soluble

SMILES string

COc1ccc(cc1)C(O)=O

InChI

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

InChI key

ZEYHEAKUIGZSGI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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4-Methoxybenzoic acid ReagentPlus®, 99%

117390

4-Methoxybenzoic acid

4-Methoxybenzoic acid certified reference material, TraceCERT®, Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

93643

4-Methoxybenzoic acid

p-Anisic acid ≥99%, FG

W394505

p-Anisic acid

4-Methoxybenzoic acid for synthesis

8.05971

4-Methoxybenzoic acid

solubility

H2O: soluble 2500 parts, boiling water: soluble, diethyl ether: freely soluble, alcohol: freely soluble, ethyl acetate: freely soluble, chloroform: freely soluble

solubility

-

solubility

-

solubility

0.3 g/L

mp

182-185 °C (lit.)

mp

182-185 °C (lit.)

mp

182-185 °C (lit.)

mp

182-185 °C

product line

ReagentPlus®

product line

TraceCERT®

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product line

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Quality Level

100

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

400

Quality Level

200

General description

4-Methoxybenzoic acid is the sole source of carbon and energy for growth in the cultures of Nocardia sp. DSM 1069.

Application

4-Methoxybenzoic acid was used in oxidation and reduction of cytochrome c in solution through different self-assembled monolayers on gold electrodes using cyclic voltammetry.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class

13 - Non Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

365.0 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

185 °C - closed cup

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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