2-hydroxybenzoic acid

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Noun1.2-hydroxybenzoic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste2-hydroxybenzoic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes
acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
diflunisal, Dolobid - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
hydroxy acid - any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself
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2] LS (a) R902 Titanium dioxide U1 UVA Phenyl 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid salicylate phenyl ester U2 UVA Triazine-5 2,4,6-Tri(2-hydroxy -4-butoxylphenyl) -1,3,5-triazine U3 UVA Chimassorb 2-Hydroxy-4-n-octoxy- 81 benzophenone U4 UVA Tinuvin 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl) 234 -6-dodecyI-4-methyl phenol HI HALS Chimassorb Poly(6-(( 944 1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) amino)-i-triazine-2,4diyl) ((2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-4 -piperidinyl)imino)) hexamethylene ((2,2,6.
Salicylic acid or 2-hydroxybenzoic acid, C6H4(OH)CO2H, a colorless, crystalline organic carboxylic acid that melts at 159oC is soluble in ethanol and ether but is slightly soluble in water.
05% SA (methyl salicylate, IUPAC name: 2-hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester; obtained from Sigma Chemical Co.