Agent Name

Piperonylic acid

CAS Number

94-53-1

Formula

C8-H6-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,4-Dioxymethylenebenzoic acid; 3,4-Methylene dioxybenzoic acid; 5-Benzodioxolecarboxylic acid; Benzoic acid, 3,4-(methylenedioxy)-; Heliotropic acid; Protocatechuic acid methylene ether; 1,3-Benzodioxole-5-carboxylic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in Paracoto bark; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) > 800 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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