4-Methylsalicylic Acid

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Formula C8H8O3
IUPAC Name 2-hydroxy-4-methyl-benzoic acid
Molecular Mass 152.147 g·mol−1
Heat of Formation -534.1 ± 16.7 kJ·mol−1
Dipole Moment 2.74 ± 1.08 D
Volume 174.16 Å 3
Surface Area 176.34 Å 2
HOMO Energy -9.53 ± 0.55 eV
LUMO Energy -1.04 ± eV
Point Group Symmetry C1
Synonyms
  • .gamma.-cresotic acid
  • 2,4-cresotic acid
  • 2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzoic acid
  • 2-hydroxy-p-toluic acid
  • 4-methyl-2-hydroxybenzoic acid
  • benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-4-methyl-
  • benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-4-methyl- (9ci)
  • gamma-cresotic acid
  • m-cresotic acid
  • m-cresotinic acid
  • m-homosalicylic acid
CAS Number(s)
  • 50-85-1
InChIKey NJESAXZANHETJV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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