Salicylic Acid is commonly know as an acne remover or aspirin
The image above is the layout of the chemical compound itself.
The Chemical formula for Salicylic Acid is C7 H6 O3.
Acne treatment is probably the most common use of salycylic acid.
One of the most common drugs used daily by million of people contains salycylic acid.
Wart remover is used with salycylic acid to progress the removal of a wart.
Chemical and Physical Properties
Salicylic acid is a most commonly known as a dry powder. It is covalently bonding with 1 other unit. Salicylic acid is very poorly soluble in water. (2 g/L at 20 °C)
Salicylic acid is toxic when consumed in large amounts. Salicylic acid esterfied with menthol becomes a synthetic oil of wintergreen which is used in mouthwash. Salicylic acid crystallizes in hot water up to 155 degrees Celsius.