meta-toluic acid

meta-toluic acid

[¦med·ə tə′lü·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4CH3COOH White to yellow, combustible crystals soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water, melts at 109°C; used as a chemical intermediate and base for insect repellants. Also known as meta-toluylic acid.
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