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Salicylic Acid

Also known as 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, o-hydroxybenzoic acid

H.S.Code 29182110 CAS No. 69-72-7
Molecular Formula HOC6H4COOH Molecular Weight 138.12
Physical State Solid Refractive index 1.565
Odour Odorless Solubility in water 2.48 g/L (25 °C)
Density 1.443 g/cm³ Flash point 157 °C
pH value Melting/Freezing Point 158.6 °C

About Salicylic Acid

Salicylic acid is a colorless solid with the formula HOC6H4CO2H. Salts and esters of salicylic acid are known as salicylates. A Salicylic Acid is a beta hydroxy acid that occurs as a natural compound in plants.

Salicylic acid has been a key starting material for making aspirin. As a medication is used commonly to remove the outer layer of the skin. Salicylic acid is used as a food preservative, a bactericide, and an antiseptic.

Salicylic Acid Molecular Image

Salicylic Acid Specifications

Packaging 500 gm
Form Crystals
Colour Colorless to White
Grade LR / AR
Hazard Class
Storage Store in a well-closed containers
Shelf Life 12 Months
Salicylic Acid Bottle

500 gm