Agent Name

2-Thiophenecarboxylic acid

CAS Number

527-72-0

Formula

C5-H4-O2-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Thiophene-2-carboxylate; 2-Carboxythiophene; 2-TCA; 2-Thenoic acid; 2-Thienylcarboxylic acid; 2-Thiophenic acid; alpha-Thiophenecarboxylic acid; [ChemIDplus] Thiophene-2-carboxylic acid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

The sodium salt is used as a lubricating-grease thickener; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 1,670 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0078 mm Hg

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