CAS 303-07-1 2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acid

CAS 303-07-1 2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acid

  • 2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acid is a secondary metabolite of salicylic acid which has been hydrolyzed by liver enzymes during phase I metabolism.


    2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid is a dihydroxybenzoic acid having the two hydroxy groups at the C-2 and C-6 positions. It has a role as a metabolite. It is a conjugate acid of a 2,6-dihydroxybenzoate.

    • Name: 2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acid
    • Molecular Weight: 154.121
    • Formula: C7H6O4
    • Synonyms: 2,6-Dihydroxy benzoic acid; 2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid; 2,6-resorcylic acid; 2-Carboxy-1,3-dihydroxybenzene; 2-Carboxyresorcinol; 4-10-00-01456 (Beilstein Handbook Reference);