Acetyl Salicylic Acid USP

Acetyl Salicylic Acid USP

CAS: 50-78-2


Acetyl Salicylic Acid USP comes as either white crystals, commonly tabular or needle-like, or as white crystalline powder. It can be odorless to havings a faint odor. Acetyl Salicylic Acid is stable in dry air; in moist air it gradually hydrolyzes to salicylic and acetic acids. It is slightly hygroscopic.


Alternative name(s): Aspirin, Acetylsalicylic acid, Salicylic acid acetate

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1. Are Acetylic Salicylic Acid and Salicylic Acid interchangeable?

Acetylic Salicylic Acid and Salicylic Acid are NOT the same chemical. They have different chemical monographs.