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Phenylacetic acid

Phenylacetic acid for synthesis. CAS 103-82-2, EC Number 203-148-6, chemical formula C₆H₅CH₂COOH., for synthesis

  • CAS Number 103-82-2

  • Linear Formula C₈H₈O₂

  • Molecular Weight 136.15 g/mol

  •  EC Number 203-148-6



Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
bp   265 °C (1013 hPa)
vapor pressure   1.33 hPa (97 °C)
solubility   1.58 g/l
density   1.091 g/cm3 (97 °C)
flash point   132 °C
mp   74 - 77 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat > 5000 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit > 5000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (HPLC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 74 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 77 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2916 34 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 36/37
Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
S Phrase 
S 26
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
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