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LC4980 Salicylic acid
extra pure Ph Eur,BP,USP


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31980 Plastic bottle 1 kg Inquire
AC31980 Double PE Sack  20 kg Inquire


Product information
Grade Ph Eur,BP,USP
Synonyms 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid
Hill Formula C7H6O3
Chemical formula HOC6H4COOH
HS Code 2918 21 00
EC number 200-712-3
Molar mass 138.12 g/mol
CAS number 69-72-7


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 500 °C
Solubility 2 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 157 – 159 °C
Molar mass 138.12 g/mol
Density 1.443 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 400 – 500 kg/m3
pH value ca.3 (H2O, 20 °C) (saturated solution)
Boiling point 211 °C
Vapor pressure 27 hPa (211 °C)
Flash point 157 °C


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P313: Get medical advice/attention.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS VO0525000
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Safety information
R Phrase R 22-41
Harmful if swallowed.Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S Phrase S 22-24-26-39
Do not breathe dust.Avoid contact with skin.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear eye/face protection.
Categories of danger Harmful
Hazard Symbol



Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 1250 – 1580 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rat > 2000 mg/kg


Assay (acidimetric; calculated on dried substance) 99.5 – 100.5 %
Identity (IR-spectrum) passes test
Appearance of solution (10 %; ethanol 96 %) passes test
Melting range
– lower value
≥ 158 °C
– upper value ≤ 161 °C
Chloride (Cl) ≤ 0.01 %
Sulphate (SO4) ≤ 0.02 %
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤ 0.002 %
Related substances (HPLC) conforms
Residual solvents (Ph. Eur./ICH) excluded by production process
Sulfated ash ≤ 0.05 %
Loss on drying ≤ 0.5 %