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185361

Sigma-Aldrich

Terephthalic acid

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98%

Synonym(s):
Benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid
Linear Formula:
C6H4-1,4-(CO2H)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
166.13
Beilstein:
1909333
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39024105
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

powder

autoignition temp.

925 °F

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mp

>300 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: ~0.017 g/L at 25 °C

density

1.58 g/cm3 at 25 °C

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SMILES string

OC(=O)c1ccc(cc1)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C8H6O4/c9-7(10)5-1-2-6(4-3-5)8(11)12/h1-4H,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)

InChI key

KKEYFWRCBNTPAC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

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Application

Terephthalic acid (TPA) can be synthesized from bio-based materials for a variety of applications, which include the production of polyester fiber, non-fiber field, PET bottles, synthetic perfumes and medicines.
Terephthalic acid is used as a linker molecule in the preparation of metal organic frameworks (MOFs).

Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 185361.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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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Certificate of Origin

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