Atropic Acid

Title: Atropic Acid
CAS Registry Number: 492-38-6
CAS Name: a-Methylenebenzeneacetic acid
Additional Names: a-phenylacrylic acid
Molecular Formula: C9H8O2
Molecular Weight: 148.16
Percent Composition: C 72.96%, H 5.44%, O 21.60%
Literature References: Prepn: Normant, Maitte, Bull. Soc. Chim. Fr. 1956, 1439.
Properties: Tabular or acicular crystals; volatilizes in steam. mp 106-107°. bp ~267° with partial decompn. Sol in 790 parts water; sol in alc, benzene, chloroform, ether, CS2.
Melting point: mp 106-107°
Boiling point: bp ~267° with partial decompn
CAUTION: Irritating to skin, mucous membranes.
Attacins Aucubin Auranofin Aurantiogliocladin Aureothin