Mandelic acid

CAS Registry Number®

90-64-2
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CAS Name

Mandelic acid

Molecular Formula

C8H8O3

Molecular Mass

152.15

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    203 °C @ Press: 15 Torr
  • Melting Point (2)

    119 °C

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C8H8O3/c9-7(8(10)11)6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5,7,9H,(H,10,11)

InChIKey

InChIKey=IWYDHOAUDWTVEP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

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

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)C(O)C=1C=CC=CC1

Other Names for this Substance

  • Benzeneacetic acid, α-hydroxy-
  • Mandelic acid
  • α-Hydroxybenzeneacetic acid
  • α-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid
  • α-Hydroxy-α-toluic acid

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

611-72-3, 15769-78-5, 71036-61-8

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