Benzoic acid, 3,4-dihydroxy-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H6O4
Molecular Weight: 154.12
Appearance: white or yellow-white powder.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: >800mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antibacterial, detoxification abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Skin protective agent in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as anticarcinogenic agent, antineoplastic agent.