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Title: N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)glycine
CAS Registry Number: 122-87-2
Additional Names: p-Hydroxyphenylaminoacetic acid; p-hydroxyanilinoacetic acid; photoglycine
Trademarks: Glycin; Iconyl; Monazol
Molecular Formula: C8H9NO3
Molecular Weight: 167.16
Percent Composition: C 57.48%, H 5.43%, N 8.38%, O 28.71%
Literature References: Prepd from p-aminophenol and chloracetic acid: Vater, J. Prakt. Chem. 29, 291 (1884); Meldola et al., J. Chem. Soc. 111, 552 (1917); Galatis, Helv. Chim. Acta 4, 576 (1921).
Properties: Shiny leaflets from water, browns at 200°, begins to melt at 220°, completely melted at 245-247° (decompn). Sparingly sol in water, alcohol, acetone, ether, chloroform, ethyl acetate, benzene, glacial acetic acid. Sol in alkalies and mineral acids. Freely sol in warm 20% hydrochloric acid.
Melting point: begins to melt at 220°; completely melted at 245-247° (decompn)
Use: Photographic developer. In determination of iron; detection and determination of phosphorus and silicon. Acid indicator in bacteriology.

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