Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid

  1. Basic Information
Product Name Salicylic Acid
CAS Registry No.: 69-72-7
EINECS No.: 200-712-3
Molecular Formula: C7H6O3
Molecular Weight: 138.12
Structural Formula:


  1. Specification
Appearance White or almost white, crystalline powder or colorless crystals
Identification A, IR-Spectrum Should be complied with Reference Spectrum
Identification B, Liquid chromatography The retention time of the major peak of the Sample solution corresponds to that of the Standard solution
Loss on drying ≤0.5%
Residue on ignition ≤0.05%
Chloride ≤0.014%
Sulfate ≤0.02%
Heavy metals ≤20ug/g
4-hydroxybenzoic acid  ≤0.1%
4-hydroxyisophthalic acid ≤ 0.05%
Phenol ≤ 0.02%
Other impurities ≤ 0.05%
Total impurities ≤ 0.2%
ASSAY(HPLC) 98.0%-102.0%


  1. Application

Salicylic acid can be used as a fluorescent indicator

Salicylic acid is widely used in the rubber industry and can be used as an ultraviolet absorber and foaming agent

Salicylic acid is also widely used in tungsten ion preservatives

Salicylic acid can be used as an additive in the electrolyte

Application of salicylic acid in cosmetics: Since salicylic acid has a certain irritant, it can be used as an additive in toilet water prickly heat powder in the cosmetics industry. In addition, salicylic acid also has a sterilizing and disinfecting effect, which can be used to reduce swelling and itching.

Use of salicylic acid in medicine: sodium salicylate, aspirin, analgesic granules, etc.

The use of salicylic acid in industry: disinfectants and preservatives, rubber retarders


  1. Packing

Standard packaging includes the following:

25kg per bag, Other package sizes are available upon request.


  1. Storage

Store in a well-ventilated, cool, dry area, out of direct sunlight. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use.


  1. Period of Validity

36 months