2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acid

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2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acid
Chemical structure of 2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Names
IUPAC name
2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Other names
gamma-Resorcylic acid
2-Carboxyresorcinol
2,6-Resorcylic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.005.578
Properties
C7H6O4
Molar mass 154.12 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acid (γ-resorcylic acid) is a dihydroxybenzoic acid. It is a very strong acid due to its intramolecular hydrogen bonding.