Alfa Aesar Salicylic acid, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A122530E
Salicylic acid is used as a food preservative as well as in the treatment of many skin disorders such as acne, dandruff, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis of the skin and scalp. It is an antiseptic. It is mainly used in the pharmaceutical industry for the manufacture of antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and diuretic drugs. It is also used in dye industry for making azo direct dye and for acidic mordant dyeing.
Soluble in carbon terachloride, benzene, propanol, absolute ethanol, acetone, toluene and ether. Slightly soluble in water.
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, iodine, iron and iron salts.
|158° to 160°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : VO0525000
TSCA : TSCA