Agent Name

2-Naphthoic acid

CAS Number

93-09-4

Formula

C11-H8-O2

Major Category

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Synonyms

2-Carboxynaphthalene; 2-Maythic acid; 2-Naphthalenecarboxylic acid; Isonaphthoic acid; Naphthalene-beta-carboxylic acid; beta-Naphthoic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthoic Acids

Description

Crystals from 95% alcohol; [Merck Index] Colorless solid, almost insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Moderate skin and mucous membrane irritant; [Merck Index] See "3-Hydroxy-2-naphthalenecarboxylic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 205 deg C; mp = 183 deg C; [MSDSonline]

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