Agent Name

4-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid

CAS Number

156-38-7

Formula

C8-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(4-Hydroxyphenyl)acetic acid; (p-Hydroxyphenyl)acetic acid; 4-Carboxymethylphenol; 4-Hydroxybenzeneacetic acid; Parahydroxy phenylacetic acid; Acetic acid, (p-hydroxyphenyl)-; Benzeneacetic acid, 4-hydroxy-; p-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

Off-white crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 3,500 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phenylacetic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.55E-5 mm Hg

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