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Sigma-Aldrich

2-Hydroxy-5-methyl-1,3-benzenedicarboxaldehyde

97%

Linear Formula:
HOC6H2(CH3)(CHO)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
164.16
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

97%

form

solid

mp

128-130 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Cc1cc(C=O)c(O)c(C=O)c1

InChI

1S/C9H8O3/c1-6-2-7(4-10)9(12)8(3-6)5-11/h2-5,12H,1H3

InChI key

ZBOUXALQDLLARY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Hydroxy-5-methyl-1,3-benzenedicarboxaldehyde (2-hydroxy-5-methylisophthalaldehyde) is a dialdehyde derivative. It has been synthesized by heating p-cresol with hexamethylenetetramine. The structure has been confirmed by 1H and 13C NMR. It is an important raw material for the synthesis of various binucleating schiff base ligand.

Application

2-Hydroxy-5-methyl-1,3-benzenedicarboxaldehyde (2-hydroxy-5-methylisophthalaldehyde) is suitable reagent used in the synthesis of 2-(2′-vinyloxyethoxy)-5-methylisophthaldehyde and chiral calixsalen macrocycles.
2-Hydroxy-5-methyl-1,3-benzenedicarboxaldehyde may be used in the synthesis of the following:
  • 3-[(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)iminomethyl]-2-hydroxy-5-methylbenzaldehyde, a Schiff base.
  • 2-Hydroxy-3-methoxymethyl-5-methylbenzaldehyde.
  • Acyclic Schiff-base ligands.
  • Macrobicyclic ligands (MSB).
  • 4-Methyl-2,6-divinylphenol.
  • 2-Hydroxy-3-dimethoxymethyl-5-methylbenzaldehyde.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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