Agent Name

2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic acid

CAS Number

303-38-8

Formula

C7-H6-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,3 DHB; 2-Pyrocatechuic acid; 3-Hydroxysalicylic acid; Catecholcarboxylic acid; DHBA; DOBK; Pyrocatechuic acid; Benzoic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-; o-Pyrocatechuic acid (6CI,8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

Beige powder; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes other changes in kidney, ureter, and bladder, changes in kidney weight, and changes in blood serum composition in 7-day intermittent subcutaneous studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Aldrich MSDS] See "4-Hydroxybenzoic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.1E-6 mm Hg

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