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methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate
benzoic acid, 2,5-dihydroxy-, methyl ester


Name:methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate
CAS Number: 2150-46-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:218-427-8
Nikkaji Web:J80.402I
XlogP3:2.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:168.14856000
Formula:C8 H8 O4
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:chelating agents
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 328.20 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 280.00 °F. TCC ( 137.60 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 1.830 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 3666 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: chelating agents
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate 95%
Matrix Scientific
For experimental / research use only.
Methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate, 95+%
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate 99%
For experimental / research use only.
Methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate >98.0%(GC)(T)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Category: chelating agents
Recommendation for methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :75077
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate
 methyl 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):75077
Pubchem (sid):135031732
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2918.29.7500
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 iberis sempervirens fruit
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