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1609002

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Salicylic acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

4.8 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 114 °C)

manufacturer/tradename

USP

bp

211 °C (lit.)

mp

158-161 °C (lit.)

solubility

alcohol: freely soluble
benzene: slightly soluble
boiling water: soluble
chloroform: sparingly soluble
ether: freely soluble
toluene: slightly soluble
water: slightly soluble

density

1.44 g/cm3 at 20 °C

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

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

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

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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