Agent Name

1-Hydroxy-2-naphthoic acid

CAS Number

86-48-6

Formula

C11-H8-O3

Major Category

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Synonyms

1-Hydroxy-2-naphthalenecarboxylic acid; 1-Naphthol-2-carboxylic acid; 2-Carboxy-1-naphthol; Xinafoic acid; 2-Naphthalenecarboxylic acid, 1-hydroxy-; 2-Naphthoic acid, 1-hydroxy- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] alpha-Hydroxynaphthoic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Naphthoic Acids

Description

White to reddish solid; [Merck Index] Light brown powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in synthetic organic chemistry; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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