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Acetylsalicylic acid

99%

Synonym: 2-Acetoxybenzoic acid, O-Acetylsalicylic acid, ASA, Aspirin

  • CAS Number 50-78-2

  • Linear Formula 2-(CH3CO2)C6H4CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 180.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 779271

  •  EC Number 200-064-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00002430

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Properties

assay   99%
mp   134-136 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC(=O)Oc1ccccc1C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C9H8O4/c1-6(10)13-8-5-3-2-4-7(8)9(11)12/h2-5H,1H3,(H,11,12)
InChI key   BSYNRYMUTXBXSQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Blocks the production of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase (prostaglandin H synthase), with greater selectivity toward the COX-1 isoform. The antithrombotic effect is due to the inhibition of COX-1 in platelets that blocks thromboxane production and platelet aggregation. Chemopreventive against colorectal and other solid tumors.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
VO0700000
Flash Point(F) 
482 °F
Flash Point(C) 
250 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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