International name: Isophthalic acid
Synonyms: Benyene-1,3-dicarboxylic acid, meta-Phthalic acid
Appearance: colourless powder
Storage: Avoid contact with oxidizing agents. Minimize dust generation and harassment. Keep container tightly closed.
It is predominantly used for the production of high-quality polyester and alkyd resins for industrial coatings and unsaturated polyesters for fibreglass reinforced plastics.