1609002

USP

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/REAXYS Number:
774890
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

4.8 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 114 °C)

form

neat

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

Featured Industry

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

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

314.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

157 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

A Corina Vlot et al.
Annual review of phytopathology, 47, 177-206 (2009-04-30)
For more than 200 years, the plant hormone salicylic acid (SA) has been studied for its medicinal use in humans. However, its extensive signaling role in plants, particularly in defense against pathogens, has only become evident during the past 20...
Ganesan Karthikeyan et al.
British journal of haematology, 146(2), 142-149 (2009-05-15)
Guidelines differ on whether acetyl salicylic acid (ASA, aspirin) should be used for prophylaxis in patients at high-risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), principally because of differences in perceptions of its efficacy. ASA is an attractive therapeutic option because it is...
Tomonori Kawano et al.
Plant cell reports, 32(7), 1125-1138 (2013-05-22)
It is well recognized that salicylic acid (SA) acts as a natural signaling molecule involved in both local and systemic plant defense responses upon attacks by pathogens. Recently, cellular SA receptors and a number of SA-related phloem-mobile signals were identified....
Andrea Clavijo McCormick et al.
Plant, cell & environment, 37(8), 1909-1923 (2014-01-30)
After herbivory, plants release volatile organic compounds from damaged foliage as well as from nearby undamaged leaves that attract herbivore enemies. Little is known about what controls the volatile emission differences between damaged and undamaged tissues and how these affect...
Caroline Gutjahr et al.
Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI, 22(7), 763-772 (2009-06-16)
Work on the interaction of aerial plant parts with pathogens has identified the signaling molecules jasmonic acid (JA) and salicylic acid (SA) as important players in induced defense of the plant against invading organisms. Much less is known about the...
Protocols
Separation of Acetylsalicylic acid, analytical standard; Salicylic acid, BioXtra, ≥99.0%
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