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Alfa Aesar™ 5-Aminosalicylic acid, 95%

$76.59 - $237.58

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 5-Aminosalicylic acid
CAS 89-57-6
Molecular Formula C7H7NO3
Formula Weight 153.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007877
Beilstein 2090421
Merck Index 14,5904
Synonym 5-Amino-2-hydroxybenzoic acid; Mesalamine
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AAB2397022

 
alfa aesar™
B23970-22
100g Each for $76.59

AAB2397036

 
alfa aesar™
B23970-36
500g Each for $237.58
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈280°C (dec.)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material 5-Aminosalicylic acid
CAS 89-57-6
Assay 95%
Molecular Formula C7H7NO3
Formula Weight 153.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007877
Beilstein 2090421
Merck Index 14,5904
Synonym 5-Amino-2-hydroxybenzoic acid; Mesalamine
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number VO1400000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
5-Aminosalicylic acid is used in the preparation of gastrointestinal anti-inflammatory agents. It is a metabolite of sulfasalazine. It acts as a drug involved in the treatment of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Further, it is used to make dyes and light-sensitive papers.

Solubility
Soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide.

Notes
Moisture, air and light sensitive. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and chloroformates.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.