Agent Name

p-Bromomandelic acid

CAS Number

6940-50-7

Formula

C8-H7-Br-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Bromomandelic acid; Benzeneacetic acid, 4-bromo-alpha-hydroxy-; Mandelic acid, p-bromo- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] 4-Bromo-alpha-hydroxybenzeneacetic acid; p-Bromophenylglycolic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent for zirconium; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Mandelic acid."

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