Salicylic acid (C7H6O3)

Substance: salicylic acid.

Also known as: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid

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Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Causes serious eye damage

Precautionary statements

  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.

Experiments with this reagent