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Sodium Salicylate

Product Name:Sodium salicylate
CAS No.: 54-21-7
MF: C7H5NaO3
MW: 160.1
Purity: 99%
Color: White Powder
Product Categories: API; IDOCYL; Pharmaceutical intermediate
Water Solubility: 1000 g/L (20 ºC)
Stability: Stable.Incompatible with mineral acids,metallic salts,iodine.May be light-sensitive.

What is Sodium Salicylate?

Sodium salicylate is a sodium salt of salicylic acid. It can be prepared from sodium phenolate and carbon dioxide under higher temperature and pressure. Historically, sodium salicylate powder has been synthesized from methyl salicylate (found in wintergreen plants or the bark of sweet birch tree) by reacting it with an excess of sodium hydroxide and heating it under reflux.

Sodium Salicylate Basic information


Product Name: Sodium salicylate
Synonyms: Sdium salicylate; Sodium Salicylate 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid monosodium salt Sodium o-hydroxybenzoate; Sodium salicylate BP98; SODIUM SALICYLATE R. G., REAG. PH. EUR.; SODIUM SALICYLATE, REAGENTPLUS TM, >= 99.5%; SODIUM SALICYLATE, PH EUR; SODIUM SALICYLATE, REAGENTPLUS, >=99%; SodiumSalicylatePurified
CAS: 54-21-7
MF: C7H5NaO3
MW: 160.1
EINECS: 200-198-0
Product Categories: API; IDOCYL; Pharmaceutical intermediate
Mol File: 54-21-7.mol

2 Hydroxybenzoate Chemical Structure

 Sodium salicylate

Sodium 2 Hydroxybenzoate Chemical Properties


Melting point  >300 °C (lit.)
density  0.32 g/cm3 (20℃)
storage temp.  +15C to +30C
solubility  1000g/l
form  Crystals or Crystalline Powder
color  White
PH 6.5 (100g/l, H2O, 20℃)
Water Solubility  1000 g/L (20 ºC)
Sensitive  Light Sensitive
Merck  14,8332
BRN  3732792
Stability: Stable. Incompatible with mineral acids, metallic salts, iodine. May be light-sensitive.
CAS DataBase Reference 54-21-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System Sodium salicylate (54-21-7)

Sodium Salicylate Benefits 

Chemical Properties Sodium salicylate is of the salicylate family and this compound is known to trigger Reye's Syndrome in children and adults, usually following a viral infection such as influenza or chicken pox. Products containing such salicylates should not be given to children under the age of 19.
Uses keratolytic
In manufacture of aspirin, methyl salicylate, and other salicylates. Coupling agent for azo dyes. Has been used as food preservative.
It is used in medicine as an analgesic and antipyretic. Sodium salicylate also acts as non - steroidal anti - inflammatory drug (NSAID), and induces apoptosis in cancer cells and also necrosis. It is also a potential replacement for aspirin for people sensitive to it. It may also be used as a phosphor for the detection of vacuum ultra violet radiation and electrons.

This ingredient acts as a preservative in many cosmetic formulas. It is used to lengthen the half-life of a product and prevent the growth of pathogenic bacteria and fungi.

It is utilized in medication as a pain relieving and antipyretic. Sodium salicylate likewise goes about as non-steroidal calming drug (NSAID), and prompts apoptosis in malignant growth cells and furthermore necrosis.It is additionally a possible substitution for ibuprofen for individuals delicate to it. Sodium salicylate powder might likewise be utilized as a phosphor for the identification of vacuum bright radiation and electrons.

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