Synonyms: Salicain; Saligenin; Saligenol. 2-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol.
Cyrillic synonym: Салициловый Спирт.
💊 Chemical information
Chemical formula: C7H8O2 = 124.1.
CAS — 90-01-7.
NOTE. The name salicain has also been used as a proprietary name for hydroxytetracaine.
Salicyl alcohol is reported to have local anaesthetic and analgesic properties and has been used in various topical preparations. It is present in the bark of some trees and has been associated with contact sensitivity; it is also a metabolite of salicin.
Multi-ingredient: Fr.: Ephydrol.
Published May 08, 2019.