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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

Quality Level

vapor density

4.8 (vs air)

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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Rapid colorimetric determination of nitrate in plant tissue by nitration of salicylic acid1.
Cataldo DA, et al.
Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 6(1), 71-80 (1975)
Salicylic acid activates nitric oxide synthesis in Arabidopsis.
Zottini M, et al.
Journal of Experimental Botany, 58(6), 1397-1405 (2007)
S Zaugg et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Biomedical sciences and applications, 752(1), 17-31 (2001-03-20)
Acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) is rapidly metabolized to salicylic acid (salicylate) and other compounds, including gentisic acid and salicyluric acid. Monitoring of salicylate and its metabolites is of toxicological, pharmacological and biomedical interest. Three capillary electrophoresis (CE) methods featuring alkaline aqueous
Yunlong Du et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(19), 7946-7951 (2013-04-25)
Removal of cargos from the cell surface via endocytosis is an efficient mechanism to regulate activities of plasma membrane (PM)-resident proteins, such as receptors or transporters. Salicylic acid (SA) is an important plant hormone that is traditionally associated with pathogen
E Benfeldt et al.
Acta dermato-venereologica, 79(5), 338-342 (1999-09-24)
Our aim was to simultaneously investigate 2 techniques for in vivo sampling of peripheral compartment pharmacokinetics after systemic administration of acetylsalicylic acid. Ten volunteers were given 2 g acetylsalicylic acid orally. Blood samples and dialysates from 4 microdialysis probes inserted

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