Salicylic acid, 99%, Thermo Scientific™
This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.Applications
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.
|Solubility Information||Soluble in carbon terachloride,benzene,propanol,absolute ethanol,acetone,toluene and ether. Slightly soluble in water.|
|Melting Point||158°C to 160°C|
|Boiling Point||211°C (20mmHg)|
|Flash Point||157°C (315°F)|
|Chemical Name or Material||Salicylic acid|
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GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
EINECSNumber : 200-712-3
RTECSNumber : VO0525000
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures
RUO – Research Use Only