Synonyms: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, o-hydroxybenzoic acid, , o-Carboxyphenol, 2-Carboxyphenol, C7H6O3
Salicylic acid is an accelerator for epoxy resin manufacturing. Its other applications are:
– precursor for acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin)
– preservative in food
– skin improver and antiseptic in cosmetics
R22: Harmful if swallowed
R41: Risk of serious damage to eyes
Salicylic acid is only one of the raw materials used in polycarbonate and epoxy resin manufacture. For technical details and for availability of corresponding raw materials, such as Bisphenol A, contact Sirius International.