Agent Name

3,4-Dihydroxyphenylacetic acid

CAS Number

102-32-9

Formula

C8-H8-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,4-Dihydroxy-phenylacetic acid; 3,4-Dihydroxybenzeneacetic acid; Ba 2773; Dihydroxyphenylacetic acid; DOPAC; Dopacetic acid; Homoprotocatechuic acid; Acetic acid, (3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-; Benzeneacetic acid, 3,4-dihydroxy-; Benzeneacetic acid, 3,4-dihydroxy- (9CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A deaminated metabolite of LEVODOPA." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.18E-7 mm Hg

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