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Alfa Aesar™ Salicylic acid, 99%

$19.70 - $35.81

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Salicylic acid
CAS 69-72-7
Molecular Formula C7H6O3
Formula Weight 138.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002439
Beilstein 774890
Merck Index 14,8332
Synonym 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid
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AAA1225336

 
alfa aesar™
A12253-36
500g Each for $35.81

AAA1225330

 
alfa aesar™
A12253-30
250g Each for $19.70
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 158° to 160°C
Boiling Point 211°C (20mmHg)
Quantity 500g
Flash Point 157°C (315°F)
Chemical Name or Material Salicylic acid
CAS 69-72-7
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C7H6O3
Formula Weight 138.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002439
Beilstein 774890
Merck Index 14,8332
Synonym 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318-H302-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin 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 VO0525000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Solubility
Soluble in carbon terachloride, benzene, propanol, absolute ethanol, acetone, toluene and ether. Slightly soluble in water.

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

Safety and Handling

Danger

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
H318-H302-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.