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5-Chloro Salicyclic Acid


SYSTEM MANUAL
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5-CHLORO SALICYLIC ACID
Chemical Name

5-Chloro 2-Hydroxy Benzoic Acid

 Molecular Formula

C7H5ClO3

 Molecular Weight

172.57




Structural Formula

  
 CAS Number

321-14-2

 The Shelf Life

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 Packing

25 Kg

 Storage conditions and  precautions

Store the product to protect from excessive heat and moisture.

 Uses

As an intermediate in pharmaceutical synthesis.

 
NO.
Test
Observation
1.
 Description

Almost white powder.

2.
 Solubility

Slightly soluble in water, soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform and benzene

3.
 Identification

It gives the reaction of salicylates.

4.
 Colour and clarity of solution  in methanol

Colourless to light pinkish violet solution with slight turbidity.

5.
 Melting range

170 o -175oC.

6.
 Moisture content

Not more than 0.5 %.

7.
 Residue on ignition

Not more than 0.1 %.

8. 
 Assay on dried basis (w/w) 

99.0 to 101.0 %

9.
 Assay on HPLC (% Area)

Not less than 99%

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