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Substance Name: Salicyl alcohol [USAN]
RN: 90-01-7
UNII: FA1N0842KB
InChIKey: CQRYARSYNCAZFO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Saligenin is the aglycone of salicin; it is oxidatively metabolized to gentisic acid.

Classification Codes

  • Anesthetic (Local)
  • Reproductive Effect

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H8-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 124.1382
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Salicyl alcohol
  • Salicyl alcohol [USAN]

Synonyms

  • 2-Hydroxybenzenemethanol
  • 2-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol
  • 2-Hydroxybenzylalkohol
  • 2-Hydroxymethylphenol
  • 2-Methylolphenol
  • 4-06-00-05896 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-03990
  • alpha,2-Dihydroxytoluene
  • alpha-Hydroxy-o-cresol
  • BRN 1907195
  • Diathesin
  • EINECS 201-960-5
  • NSC 3814
  • o-(Hydroxymethyl)phenol
  • o-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol
  • o-Methylolphenol
  • Sal
  • Salicyl alcohol
  • Salicylalkohol
  • Saligenin
  • Saligenol
  • UNII-FA1N0842KB

Systematic Names

  • Benzenemethanol, 2-hydroxy-
  • Benzyl alcohol, o-hydroxy-
  • Salicyl alcohol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 90-01-7

FDA UNII

  • FA1N0842KB

System Generated Number

  • 0000090017

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H8O2/c8-5-6-3-1-2-4-7(6)9/h1-4,8-9H,5H2

InChIKey

CQRYARSYNCAZFO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(c(cccc1)O)CO

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 87 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 9.84 (none) 25 EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.73 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 6.30E+04 mg/L 22 EXP
Vapor Pressure 8.25E-04 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 2.26E-11 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 4.42E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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