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P-Toluic acid

Para Toluic acid or 4-methylbenzoic acid is a substituted benzoic acid . p-Toluic acid is an intermediate in the conversion of p-xylene to terephthalic acid, a commodity chemical used in the manufacture of polyethylene terephthalate. It is generated both by the oxidation of p-xylene as well as the hydrogenolysis of 4-carboxybenzaldehyde. In related processes it is converted to methyl p-toluate, which is oxidized to monomethyl terephthalate



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CAS No99-94-5
SynonymsCrithminic acid, Barium p-toluate, Benzoic acid, 4-methyl-, barium salt, Toluenecarboxylic acid, cadmium(+2) cation, 4-methylbenzoate, 4-Methylbenzoic acid, p-Carboxytoluene, Toluate, p-Toluate, Zinc 4-methylbenzoate, p-Methylbenzoic acid, Benzoic acid, 4-methyl-, zinc salt, Barium 4-methylbenzoate, Zinc p-toluate;Benzoic acid, 4-methyl-;4-Toluic acid;Cadmium p-toluate;Benzoic acid, 4-methyl-, cadmium salt;4-methyl benzoic acid;methyl-benzoic acid;p-toluic acid;4-methylbenzoic acid;p-Toluicacid;
Molecular Weight136.15
Melting Point179-181℃
AppearanceWhite powder or crystal
Purity Content ≥99% min
ApplicationOrganic synthesis intermediate, mainly used in the manufacture of para-aminomethylbenzoic acid (PAMBA), p-tolunitrile, pesticide insecticides, p-toluoyl chloride, photosensitive materials, etc.
Packing 25kg bag

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