Kojic acid

CAS Registry Number®

501-30-4
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CAS Name

Kojic acid

Molecular Formula

C6H6O4

Molecular Mass

142.11

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    153.5 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) PhysProp data were obtained from Syracuse Research Corporation of Syracuse, New York (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C6H6O4/c7-2-4-1-5(8)6(9)3-10-4/h1,3,7,9H,2H2

InChIKey

InChIKey=BEJNERDRQOWKJM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(O)C1=CC(=O)C(O)=CO1

Canonical SMILES

O=C1C=C(OC=C1O)CO

Other Names for this Substance

  • 4H-Pyran-4-one, 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-
  • 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one
  • Kojic acid
  • 5-Hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4-pyrone
  • 2-(Hydroxymethyl)-5-hydroxy-4H-pyran-4-one

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

123712-78-7

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