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30782 Salicylic acid, ACS, 99+%

CAS Number
69-72-7
Synonyms
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
30782-22 100g 23.50
30782-36 500g 57.50
30782-0E 2500g 177.00
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Salicylic acid, ACS, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00002439
EINECS
200-712-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H6O3
Formula Weight
138.12
Form
Powder
Melting point
158-160°
Boiling Point
211°/20mm
Flash Point
157°(315°F)
Density
1.443
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in carbon terachloride, benzene, propanol, absolute ethanol, acetone, toluene and ether. Slightly soluble in cold water. More soluble in boiling water. Water solubility increased by Na{3}PO{4}, alkali acetates or alkali citrates.

Applications

Salicylic acid is used as a food preservative as well as used in the treatment of many skin disorders such as acne, dandruff, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis of the skin and scalp. It is an antiseptic. It is mainly used in the pharmaceutical industry for the manufacture of antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and diuretic drugs. It is also used in the dye industry for making azo direct dyes and acidic mordant dyeing.

Notes

Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, iodine, iron and iron salts.

Literature References

Pohlabeln, A. M.; Dittmar, T. Novel insights into the molecular structure of non-volatile marine dissolved organic sulfur. Mar. Chem. 2015, 168, 86-94.

Ouimet, M. A.; Fogaça, R.; Snyder, S. S.; Sathaye, S.; Catalani, L. H.; Pochan, D. J.; Uhrich, K. E. Poly (anhydride-ester) and Poly (N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) Blends: Salicylic Acid-Releasing Blends with Hydrogel-Like Properties that Reduce Inflammation. Macromol. Biosci. 2015, 15 (3), 342-350.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H318-H361d

Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye damage. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P264b-P270-P281-P301+P312-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P310-P330-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,8332
Beilstein
774890
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.21
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VO0525000

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