Pharm-Rx Salicylic Acid

Pharm-Rx Salicylic Acid, serves as an essential component of pharmaceuticals as an active ingredient (API). Owing to its varied pharmacological properties, which render it essential for a range of formulations and therapeutic applications, it finds extensive application in the pharmaceutical industry.

Chemical Name: Salicylic acid

CAS Number: 69-72-7

Chemical Inventories: AICS (Australia), DSL (Canada), ECL (Korea), EINECS (EU), ENCS (Japan), IECSC (China), NZIoC (New Zealand), PICCS (Phillipines), TCSI (Taiwan), TSCA (USA)

Certifications & Compliance: California Proposition 65, DMF Type II, FDA 29 CFR 1910.1200

Synonyms: 2-carboxyphenol, 2-hydroxybenzenecarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxybenzoic acid, o-Carboxyphenol, o-Hydroxybenzoic acid, Phenol-2-Carboxylic Acid

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Identification & Functionality

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Salicylic Acid contains not less than 98.0% and not more than 102.0% of salicylic acid (C₇H₆O₃), calculated on the dried basis.

Chemical Structure

Salicylic Acid - Chemical Structure


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Molecular Weight138.12--

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FDA Disclaimer

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

USP Reference Standards
  • USP Phenol RS USP Salicylic Acid RS USP Salicylic Acid Related Compound A RS 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid
  • C7H6O3 138.12 USP Salicylic Acid Related Compound B RS 4-Hydroxyisophthalic acid
  • C8H6O5 182.13

Storage & Handling

Storage Information

Preserve in well-closed containers.