Homoprotocatechuic Acid

Homoprotocatechuic acid is the main neuronal metabolite of dopamine, derived from cytoplasmic dopamine, and is a sensitive and specific biomarker of central dopamine deficiency.


Properties: White to off-white powder

Solubility:Soluble in water and methanol

Basic Information

Product name: Homoprotocatechuic acid
Alias: 3, 4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid
CAS NO. : 102-32-9
EINECS NO. : 203-024-1
Molecular formula: C8H8O4
Molecular weight: 168.15
Source: Derived from Lysimachia plants
Origin: Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Brand: Viablife
Certification:ISO 9001
Content: > 99%
Melting point: 127-130℃ (lit.)
Boiling point: 257.07℃
Flash: 187.303℃
Density: 1.30g/cm3
Vapor pressure: 0.2± 0.4mmHg at 25℃
Refractive index: 1.509



Uses: Used as pharmaceutical intermediates and biochemical reagents

Specifications Sheet

Shipping & Storage

Storage conditions: store in a cool and ventilated warehouse, away from fire and heat sources, away from direct sunlight, separate from oxidizer and alkali.

Safety information

Dangerous goods mark: Xi

Danger Class Code: 36/37/38

Safety Instructions: 26-36

WGK Germany: 3

RTECS number: AH0590000

F: 10-23

Customs code: 29182900

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