167177

Sigma-Aldrich

5-Hydroxy-2(3H)-benzofuranone

97%

Synonym(s):
2,5-Dihydroxyphenylacetic acid lactone, Homogentisic lactone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.13
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
128621
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22
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Quality Level

assay

97%

mp

192-194 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Oc1ccc2OC(=O)Cc2c1

InChI

1S/C8H6O3/c9-6-1-2-7-5(3-6)4-8(10)11-7/h1-3,9H,4H2

InChI key

POUITAHNNRJWMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

5-Hydroxy-2(3H)-benzofuranone participates in lewis acid mediated synthesis of 2(3H)-benzofuranones.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Lewis acid promoted synthesis of 2 (3H)-benzofuranones.
Babu BR, et al.
Indian J. Chem. B, 45(11), 2546-2546 (2006)
Hagai Tavori et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 16(15), 7504-7509 (2008-06-24)
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