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p-Toluenesulfonic acid

EINECS 203-180-0
CAS No. 104-15-4 Density 1.34 g/cm3
Solubility Melting Point 106~107 °C
Formula C7H8O3S Boiling Point
Molecular Weight 190.21 Flash Point
Transport Information UN 2585 Appearance clear colorless to light yellow solution
Safety 45-26-23 Risk Codes 34-10
Molecular Structure Molecular Structure of 104-15-4 (p-Toluenesulfonic acid) Hazard Symbols CorrosiveC

P-Toluene sulfonic acid monohydrate;2-Toluene Sulfonic Acid;4-Toluene sulfonic acid;P-Toluosulfonic Acid Monohydrate;Methylbenzenesulfonic acid;Toluene-p-sulfonate;4-methylbenzenesulfonic acid;Cyzac 4040;4-Toluenesulfonic acid;Cyclophil P T S A;Benzenesulfonic acid, methyl-;p-toluene sulfonic acid;Toluene-4-sulfonic acid;ar-Toluenesulfonic acid;Kyselina p-toluenesulfonova;p-Toluene-sulfonic acid;Toluene-4-sulfonate;Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl-;Benzenesulfonic acid,4-methyl-;Eltesol;p-Tolylsulfonic acid;p-Methylbenzene sulfonic acid;toluene-4-sulphonic acid;o-toluenesulfonic Acid;


p-Toluenesulfonic acid Chemical Properties

The Molecular Structure of p-Toluenesulfonic acid (CAS NO.104-15-4):

Empirical Formula: C7H8O3S
Molecular Weight: 172.2016 
IUPAC Name: 4-methylbenzenesulfonic acid  
Appearance: Clear colorless to light yellow solution
Product Categories: FINE Chemical & INTERMEDIATES;Organics
Nominal Mass: 172 Da
Average Mass: 172.2016 Da
Monoisotopic Mass: 172.019414 Da 
Index of Refraction: 1.562
Molar Refractivity: 41.72 cm3
Molar Volume: 128.4 cm3
Surface Tension: 48.2 dyne/cm
Density: 1.34 g/cm3 
Boiling point: 116 ºC
Refractive index: 1.3825-1.3845
Flash point: 41 ºC
Storage temp: Flammables area
Water Solubility: soluble
It is abbreviated as TsOH,it is white solid , soluble in water, alcohols, and other polar organic solvents. Most often, TsOH refers to the monohydrate, TsOH.H2O. 

p-Toluenesulfonic acid Uses

 p-Toluenesulfonic acid (CAS NO.104-15-4) is used for pharmaceutical, pesticide, dyestuff, also used in plastics and detergent and printing coatings.

p-Toluenesulfonic acid Production

 p-Toluenesulfonic acid (CAS NO.104-15-4) is prepared on an industrial scale by the sulfonation of toluene. Common impurities include benzenesulfonic acid and sulfuric acid. Impurities can be removed by recrystallization from concentrated hydrochloric acid followed by azeotropic drying.

p-Toluenesulfonic acid Toxicity Data With Reference

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
quail LD50 oral > 316mg/kg (316mg/kg)   Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. Vol. 6, Pg. 149, 1982.
rat LD50 oral 2480mg/kg (2480mg/kg)   "Prehled Prumyslove Toxikologie; Organicke Latky," Marhold, J., Prague, Czechoslovakia, Avicenum, 1986Vol. -, Pg. 1055, 1986

p-Toluenesulfonic acid Safety Profile

Hazard Codes: CorrosiveC
Risk Statements: 34-10 
R34: Causes burns
R10: Flammable
Safety Statements: 45-26-23 
S45: In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label whenever possible.)
S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S23: Do not breathe vapour
RIDADR: 2585
HazardClass: 8
PackingGroup: III

p-Toluenesulfonic acid Specification

 p-Toluenesulfonic acid (CAS NO.104-15-4) is also called as 4-Methylbenzenesulfonic acid ; 4-Toluenesulfonic acid ; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl- ; Toluene sulfonic acid ; 4-Methylbenzenesulfonic acid ; 4-Toluenesulfonic acid ; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl- ; Eltesol ; Kyselina p-toluenesulfonova ; Methylbenzenesulfonic acid ; Toluenesulfonic acid ; Toluenesulfonic acid (VAN) ; p-Toluene sulfonate ; p-Toluenesulphonic acid ; p-Toluolenesulfonic acid ; Toluene-4-sulphonic acid ; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl- ; Toluenesulfonic acid ; p-Toluenesulfonic acid .

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