o-Thymotic acid

  • o-Thymolcarboxylic acid
  • 2-Hydroxy-3-isopropyl-6-methylbenzoic acid
  • 3-Hydroxy-p-cymene-2-carboxylic acid
  • 3-Isopropyl-6-methylsalicylic acid
  • 3-Hydroxy-2-p-cymenecarboxylic acid
Formula
C11H14O3
Structure
Uses
Used as a salicylic acid and salicylates.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
548-51-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-949-4
36/37/38
26 37/39
RTECS
GZ6002990
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
12,9549
Beilstein/Gmelin
2578282
Beilstein Reference
3-10-00-00629

Properties.
Formula
C11H14O3
Formula mass
194.23
Melting point, °C
127
Boiling point, °C
316
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0002 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
2.95 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
58.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
159
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.