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27301

Sigma-Aldrich

Salicylic acid

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP, 99.5-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance)

Synonym(s):
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid
Linear Formula:
2-(HO)C6H4CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
138.12
Beilstein:
774890
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

4.8 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 114 °C)

assay

99.5-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance)

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP

impurities

residual solvents, complies
≤0.001% heavy metals (as Pb)
≤0.2% related subst. (HPLC)

ign. residue

≤0.05% (as SO4)

loss

≤0.3% loss on drying

bp

211 °C (lit.)

mp

158-161 °C (lit.)
158-161 °C

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤200 mg/kg

suitability

complies for appearance of solution
complies for identity

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

OC(=O)c1ccccc1O

InChI

1S/C7H6O3/c8-6-4-2-1-3-5(6)7(9)10/h1-4,8H,(H,9,10)

InChI key

YGSDEFSMJLZEOE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Repr. 2

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

314.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

157 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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