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8.18731

Sigma-Aldrich

Salicylic acid

for synthesis

Synonym(s):
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, Salicylic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C7H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
138.12
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-712-3

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<1 hPa ( 100 °C)

assay

≥99% (acidimetric)

form

solid

autoignition temp.

500 °C

potency

1250-1580 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rat)

technique(s)

tissue culture: suitable

pH

2.4 ( in H2O, saturated solution)

bp

211 °C/1013 hPa

mp

157-159 °C

transition temp

flash point 157 °C

solubility

water: 2 g/L at 20 °C

density

1.443 g/cm3 at 20 °C

bulk density

400‑500 kg/m3

storage temp.

2-30°C

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

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

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