Salicylic Acid Powder O.R. Grade *

Also Known As 2-Hydroxybenzoic Acid, Highly Suitable For Research Applications

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About Salicylic Acid Powder O.R. Grade

Salicylic Acid, also known as 2-Hydroxybenzoic Acid, 2-Carboxyphenol, and o-Hydroxybenzoic Acid has the chemical formula C7H6O3. It appears as an odorless, white-colored to light tan solid with an acrid taste. It is slightly soluble in Water, therefore, when added to Water, it sinks and slowly mixes with it at ambient conditions. 

Organic Reagent (O. R) Grade is for the products that are produced using biological, mechanical practices, and other approved methods. The chemicals in O.R Grade conforms to the requirements verified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and are highly suitable for research applications.

Common Uses and Applications

  • Treatment for various minor skin conditions
  • Food preservative
  • Analytic reagent


Chemistry Table

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O.R. Grade
Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid Powder O.R. Grade Specifications

Assay (Dried Basis) 99.5-101.0%
Melting Range 158-161°C
Loss on Drying 0.5%
Residue on Ignition 0.05%
Chloride 0.014%
Sulfate 0.02%
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 20 mg/g
Related Compounds 0.2%

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