Sodium salicylate is used as an analgesic and antipyretic. It also acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Further, it is used as a phosphor for the detection of vacuum ultraviolet radiation and electrons. It serves as a neurofibromatosis kappa B inhibitor and reducer of oxidative stress. It finds applications as a drug with the function of being antifebrile and anti-rheumatic.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.