4-(1-Methylethyl)benzoic Acid is used in the synthesis of quinuclidine benzamides as agonists for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Also used in the synthesis of nifuroxazide analogues showing antimicrobial activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus.
Benzoic acid, 4-(1-methylethyl)-
Appearance & Physical State
white crystalline powder
271.8ºC at 760 mmHg
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.