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m-Methyl Benzonic Acid

  Post Date: Oct 11,2018
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m-Toluic acid, (IUPAC: 3-methylbenzoic acid), is an aromatic carboxylic acid, with formula (CH3)C6H4(COOH). It is an isomer of p-toluic acid and o-toluic acid.
It serves, among other purposes, as a precursor to DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide), the well-known insect repellent:[3][4]
m-Toluic acid[1]

IUPAC name[hide]
3-Methylbenzoic acid
Other names[hide]
meta-Toluic acid
m-Methylbenzoic acid
beta-Methylbenzoic acid
CAS number 99-04-7 Y
PubChem 7418
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C8H8O2
Molar mass 136.15 g/mol
Density 1.05 g/cm³, solid
Melting point
111 - 113 °C
Boiling point
263 °C
Acidity (pKa) 4.27 (in water)[2]

  CAS Registry Number:


  Synonyms: ;m-Methylbenzoate;m-methylbenzoic acid;m-toluylic acid;beta-methylbenzoic acid;3-methylbenzoate;3-Toluic acid;3-Methylbenzoic acid;METHYLBENZOIC(M-) ACID;RARECHEM AL BO 0048;
  Molecular Formula: C8H8O2
  Molecular Weight: 135.1405
  Molecular Structure: 99-04-7 m-Toluic acid
  Hazard Symbols:  Xn:Harmful;
  Risk Codes: R22:;
  Safety Description: S22:;

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