Acetylsalicylic Acid (CAS 50-78-2)


Acetylsalicylic Acid (CAS 50-78-2)

Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to reduce pain, fever, and/or inflammation, and as an antithrombotic. Specific inflammatory conditions which aspirin is used to treat include Kawasaki disease, pericarditis, and rheumatic fever.

Aspirin decomposes rapidly in solutions of ammonium acetate or the acetates, carbonates, citrates, or hydroxides of the alkali metals. It is stable in dry air, but gradually hydrolyses in contact with moisture to acetic and salicylic acids. In solution with alkalis, the hydrolysis proceeds rapidly and the clear solutions formed may consist entirely of acetate and salicylate.

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Industries: Pharmaceutical industry
CAS number: 50-78-2
WE number: 200-064-1
Chemical formula: C9H8O4
Molar mass: 180,16 g/mol
Customs tariff code: 29182200
ADR: UN2811
Other physical properties
Melting / freezing point: 136°C
Boiling point / range: 140°C
Relative density: 1,35 g/cm3 (20°C)
Solubility in water: 3 g/l (20°C)

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