Salicylic acid
CAS 69-72-7

Chemical structure of Salicylic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C7H6O3
  • Molecular Weight: 138.123 g/mol
Identifiers for Salicylic acid
  • Cas Number: 69-72-7
  • EINECS Number: 200-712-3
  • MDL Number: MFCD00002439
  • Smiles: OC(=O)C1=C(O)C=CC=C1
Synthesis and properties of Salicylic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for Salicylic acid: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 27, p. 3551, 1962 DOI: 10.1021/jo01057a035
Tetrahedron Letters, 37, p. 153, 1996
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
Salicylic acid
2-hydroxy-benzoic acid
2-hydroxybenzoic acid
acide 2-hydroxybenzoic
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of Salicylic acid: 158-161 ºC
Boiling Point of Salicylic acid: 211 ºC (20 mmHg)
Density of Salicylic acid: 1.44 g/mL
Refractive Index of Salicylic acid: n/a
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