4-Hydroxybenzoic acid

CAS Registry Number®

99-96-7
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CAS Name

4-Hydroxybenzoic acid

Molecular Formula

C7H6O3

Molecular Mass

138.12

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    214.5 °C
  • Density (1)

    1.46 g/cm³ @ Temp: 25 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C7H6O3/c8-6-3-1-5(2-4-6)7(9)10/h1-4,8H,(H,9,10)

InChIKey

InChIKey=FJKROLUGYXJWQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

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

Canonical SMILES

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

Other Names for this Substance

  • Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-
  • Benzoic acid, p-hydroxy-
  • 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid
  • p-Hydroxybenzoic acid
  • p-Salicylic acid

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