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Para Toluene Sulfonic Acid

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Para Toluene Sulfonic Acid

CAS #

104-15-4

SYNONYM

PTSA; p-toluene sulfonic acid; Tosylic Acid; 4-Methylbenzenesulfonic acid; p-toluenesulfonic acid; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl-; Toluene-4-sulphonic acid

FORMULA

C6H4(SO3H)(CH3)

HAZARD

8 corrosive

Product Specifications

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Para Toluene Sulfonic Acid distributor CAS: 104-15-4  C6H4(SO3H)(CH3) chemical structure

SENSORIC

White Crystals.

MELTING POINT

> 98 - 102°C

DROPPING POINT

> 100 °C

VAPOR PRESSURE

<1

VAPOR DENSITY

No Information

SPECIFIC GRAVITY (20°C)

0.65

SOLUBILITY TEST (10 GRAMS IN 80 GRAM IPOPROPYL ALCOHOL)

(in Water ) : 30g/100 ml water @25 °C

TOLUENE SULPHONIC ACID(190)

97.2% min

SUPHURIC ACID

0.3% Max

IRON

10 ppm Max

P-ISOMER

99.0% min

ODOR

pungent odor

COLOR

colorless leaflets

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

172.21

FLASH POINT

(cc) 184 c

SOLUBILITY

alcohol, ether, diethyl ether

BOILING POINT

140 c (20 mm)

VERY SOLUBLE

in water

NOTES

PTSA is a strong organic acid in granule or powder form.  


It is soluble in water and polar organic solvents.  Highly useful for organic synthesis in esterification, alkylation and condensation reactions.


 

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INDUSTRY

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