para-tert-Butylbenzoic acid

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para-tert-Butylbenzoic acid (PTBBA) is an organic compound . A substituted benzoic acid, it is used in alkyd resins.

para-tert-Butylbenzoic acid
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Names
IUPAC name
4-(2-Methyl-2-propanyl)benzoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.452 Edit this at Wikidata
UNII
Properties
C11H14O2
Molar mass 178.231 g·mol−1
Melting point 168.5 to 169.0 °C (335.3 to 336.2 °F; 441.6 to 442.1 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

This compound is produced by oxidizing para-tert-butyltoluene with air.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Takao Maki; Kazuo Takeda. "Benzoic Acid and Derivatives". Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a03_555.