Salicylaldehyde, 99%, Alfa Aesar™
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A138330E
Precursor to a variety of chelating agents.Salicylaldehyde is used as a precursor to prepare catechol, benzofuran, salicylaldehydimine and 3-carbethoxycoumarin. It is used for colorimetric assay of isoleucine as well as utilized for the determination of primary amine by fluorescence method. It is a key starting material to a various chelating agents. It is used as flavor and fragrance components. Its derivative salicylaldehyde thiosemicarbazone is used for the simultaneous determination of molybdenum and iron by spectrophotometric method.
Miscible with alcohol, ether, acetone, benzene and most organic solvents. Slightly miscible with water.
Incompatible with acids, strong reducing agents, strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and halogens.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : VN5250000
TSCA : TSCA