salicylic acid

PubChem Notes:

Salicylic Acid A compound obtained from the bark of the white willow and wintergreen leaves, and also prepared synthetically. It has bacteriostatic, fungicidal, and keratolytic actions. Its salts, the salicylates, are used as analgesics. (From Dorland's, 28th ed)

Salicylate - definition from

[(Science: pharmacology) A group of chemical substances with anti-inflammatory properties which includes aspirin, choline salicylate, magnesium salicylate, sodium salicylate and salsalate.

MediLexicon salicylate - Medical Dictionary Definition for Term 'salicylate'

[1. A salt or ester of salicylic acid.2. To treat foodstuffs with salicylic acid as a preservative.

Molecular Formula: C7H5O3-

InChI: InChI=1/C7H6O3/c8-6-4-2-1-3-5(6)7(9)10/h1-4,8H,(H,9,10)/p-1/fC7H5O3/q-1

SMILES: Oc1ccccc1C([O-])=O

CAS number 63-36-5

    o-Hydrobenzoic Acid
    o-hydroxybenzoic acid
    salicylic acid
    2-Hydroxybenzoic acid
    2-hydroxybenzoic acid ion(1−)
    2-hydroxy-benzoic acid

    PubChem CID 5148
    Beilstein =3605209
    CAS 63-36-5 (from NIST)
    ChEBI 30762
    Gmelin 3417
    PubChem ID 14709436
    UM-BBD c0043