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LC4998  Shikimic acid
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31998 Glass bottle 250 g 42.08
AC31998 Glass bottle 1 g Inquire


Product information
Synonyms (3R,4S,5R)-3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-cyclohexenecarboxylic acid
Hill Formula C7H10O5
HS Code 2918 19 98
EC number 205-334-2
Molar mass 174.15 g/mol
CAS number 138-59-0


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 180 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 190 °C
Molar mass 174.15 g/mol


Safety information
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Assay (acidimetric) ≥ 97 %
Spec. rotation [α]20/D (c=2 in water) -185 – -175 °
Identity (IR) passes test