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69-72-7 - Salicylic acid, 99% - 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid - A12253 - Alfa Aesar

A12253 Salicylic acid, 99%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 12.98
500g 23.59
2500g 74.57
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Salicylic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002439
EINECS
200-712-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H6O3
Formula Weight
138.12
Melting point
158-160°
Boiling Point
211°/20mm
Flash Point
157°(315°F)
Density
1.443
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in carbon terachloride, benzene, propanol, absolute ethanol, acetone, toluene and ether. Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Salicylic acid is used as a food preservative as well as 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 dye industry for making azo direct dye and for acidic mordant dyeing.

Notes

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

Literature References

González-Ramos, K. M.; Fernández-Reyes, B.; Román, F. R.; Hernández-Maldonado, A. J. A hierarchical porous carbon-Mn+[FAU](Mn+= Ni2+ or Cu2+) adsorbent: Synthesis, characterization and adsorption of salicylic acid from water. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2014, 200, 225-234.

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: H318-H315-H302-H335

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310-P362-P301+P312-P312-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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