Agent Name

2-Hydroxyisobutyric acid

CAS Number

594-61-6

Formula

C4-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropanoic acid; 2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionic acid; 2-Methyllactic acid; Acetonic acid; Hydroxydimethylacetic acid; alpha-Hydroxy-alpha-methylpropanoic acid; alpha-Hydroxyisobutanoic acid; Lactic acid, 2-methyl- (8CI); Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] alpha-Hydroxyisobutyric acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Butyric acid."

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