p-Toluenesulfonic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

p-Toluenesulfonic Acid Properties

p-Toluenesulfonic Acid

p-Toluenesulfonic Acid-Product_Structure
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p-Toluenesulfonic Acid-Molecule 3D Structure
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Description

 

p-Toluenesulfonic acid is is a strong organic acid. It is non-oxidizing chemical compound. Toluenesulfonic acid finds use in organic synthesis as an "organic-soluble" acid catalyst.

Chemical Properties

Acidity -2.8
Appearance Colorless solid
Boiling Point 140 °C
CAS Number 104-15-4
Density 1.24 g/ml
EINECS Number 203-180-0
IUPAC Name 4-Methylbenzenesulfonic Acid
InChI 1S/C7H8O3S/c1-6-2-4-7(5-3-6)11(8,9)10/h2-5H,1H3,(H,8,9,10)
InChIKey JOXIMZWYDAKGHI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 106-107 °C
Molar Mass 172.20 g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H8O3S
Molecular Shape Tetrahedral
Related Compounds Benzenesulfonic Acid;Sulfanilic Acid
Solubility 67g/100 ml
Synonyms Tosylic Acid;Tosic Acid;PTSA
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