520-45-6; 771-03-9; 16807-48-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H8O4
Molecular Weight: 168.15
Appearance: white crystal powder.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 1186mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 1330mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LDLo: 5000mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 500mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent preservative, antifungal, antimicrobial, antibacterial abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as antimicrobial agent, preservative. eg: food, personal care products, agriculture, wood processing.
Use as plasticizer.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.