Protocatechuic acid


Protocatechuic acid Details

Product name: Protocatechuic acid

Other Name: 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid

CAS No.: 99-50-3

Molecular formula: C7H6O4

Molecular weight: 154.12

Appearance: White to slightly brown crystals.

Soluble in hot water, ethanol and ether, slightly soluble in water, insoluble in benzene, petroleum ether.

Derived from the leaf of Lindsaeaceae.

Protocatechuic acid Specification

Product Name Protocatechuic Acid
Physical and Chemical Properties M.P. 202 – 204 °C(lit.)
B.P. 125 – 135 °C 5mm Hg(lit.)
Density 1.5415 g/cm3
F.P. 156°C
Water Solubility soluble
Items Standard
Appearance White to slightly brown crystals
Assay(HPLC) ≥ 99.5 %
Melting Point 202.0-206.0℃
Loss on Drying ≤ 1.0 %

Protocatechuic acid Usage

①Clinical treatment of chronic bronchitis

②Cobra poisioning detoxification

③Material for intermediates and dye synthesis

Protocatechuic acid Packaging and Shipping

Packaging: 25kg/fiber drum

Protocatechuic acid Storage
Stored in cool dry ventilated place away from fire, heat, light, acids and food material