ortho-toluic acid

ortho-toluic acid

[¦ȯr·thō tə′lü·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4CH3COOH White, combustible crystals soluble in alcohol and chloroform, slightly soluble in water, melts at 104°C; used as a bacteriostat. Also known as ortho-toluylic acid.
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