528781

Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl 3-methoxy-4-methylbenzoate

96%

Linear Formula:
CH3OC6H3(CH3)CO2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.20
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

96%

mp

50-54 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

COC(=O)c1ccc(C)c(OC)c1

InChI

1S/C10H12O3/c1-7-4-5-8(10(11)13-3)6-9(7)12-2/h4-6H,1-3H3

InChI key

LLEXCSBUSVRBCA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

Methyl 3-methoxy-4-methylbenzoate can be prepared by reacting diazomethane with 3-methoxy-4-methylbenzoic acid in ether.

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle
Methyl 3-methoxy-4-methylbenzoate may be used in the synthesis of 3-methoxy-4-methylbenzyl alcohol and zafirlukast.

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

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 1

Flash Point(F)

230.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

110 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Synthesis of Zafirlukast.
Wei LI and Qi N.
Chinese Journal of Pharmaceuticals / Chung-kuo i yao kung yeh tsa chih, 8, 001-001 (2004)
Synthesis of (?)-heritol, a sesquiterpene lactone belonging to the aromatic cadinane group.
Irie H, et al.
Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 38(7), 1852-1856 (1990)

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