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Substance Name: 6-Methylsalicylic acid
RN: 567-61-3
UNII: L5352FE23Y
InChIKey: HCJMNOSIAGSZBM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Classification Code

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H8-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 152.148
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 6-Methylsalicylic acid

Synonyms

  • 2-Hydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid
  • 4-10-00-00594 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 6-Hydroxy-o-toluic acid
  • 6-Methylsalicylic acid
  • 6-MS
  • 6-MSA
  • BRN 2208693
  • NSC 403256
  • UNII-L5352FE23Y

Systematic Names

  • 2,6-Cresotic acid
  • Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-6-methyl- (9CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 567-61-3

FDA UNII

  • L5352FE23Y

System Generated Number

  • 0000567613

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H8O3/c1-5-3-2-4-6(9)7(5)8(10)11/h2-4,9H,1H3,(H,10,11)

InChIKey

HCJMNOSIAGSZBM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(c(cccc1O)C)C(O)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   Acta Pharmaceutica Suecica. Vol. 7, Pg. 289, 1970.