Benzoic acid, 2,5-dihydroxy-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H6O4
Molecular Weight: 154.12
Appearance: yellow-white powder.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat intraperitoneal LD50: 3000mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 4500mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 374mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, dispersing, cleansing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as antioxidant.