- a-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid
- Benzeneacetic acid, a-hydroxy-
- Almond acid
- Amygdalic acid
- Paramandelic acid
- Phenylglycolic acid
White crystalline powder with a faint odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
117 - 120
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0001 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of fusion
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Strong oxidizing agents
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
4 (Substances and products that must be considered harmful)
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found. Continued absorption may cause kidney irritation.
No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
4. Organic acids
2918 19 80