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Salicylaldehyde (2-hydroxybenzaldehyde) is the organic compound with the formula C6H4CHO-2-OH. Along with 3-hydroxybenzaldehyde and 4-hydroxybenzaldehyde, it is one of the three isomers of hydroxybenzaldehyde. This colorless oily liquid has a bitter almond odor at higher concentration. Salicylaldehyde is a key precursor to a variety chelating agents, some of which are commercially important.

Properties Feedback
Appearance & Physical State:clear oily liquid
Density:1.146
Melting Point:41641ºC
Boiling Point:197ºC
Flash Point:76ºC
Refractive Index:1.572-1.574
Water Solubility:slightly soluble
Stability:Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong bases, strong reducing agents, strong acids, strong oxidizing agents.
Vapor Pressure:1 mm Hg ( 33 °C)
Vapor Density:4.2 (vs air)

Safety Info Feedback
RTECS:VN5250000
Hazard Class:6.1(b)
Safety Statements:S26-S36/37/39
Packing Group:II
WGK Germany:2
RIDADR:3082
Risk Statements:R21/22; R36/38
Hazard Codes:Xn

MSDS


Synthesis Route Total: 248 Synthesis Route
 
1078-31-5
~99%
90-02-8
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7070-92-0
~99%
90-02-8
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