Aluminum Salicylates, Basic
Title: Aluminum Salicylates, Basic
Additional Names: Basic aluminum salicylates
Line Formula: (C7H5O3)nAl(OH)3-n.xH2O
Derivative Type: Monosalicylate
Trademarks: Alunozal
Molecular Formula: C7H7AlO5
Molecular Weight: 198.11
Percent Composition: C 42.44%, H 3.56%, Al 13.62%, O 40.38%
Literature References: Prepn: DE 354698 and GB 182446 (both 1922 to Soc. Chim. des Usines du Rhône), Frdl. 14, 1234 and C.A. 16, 43014 (1922).
Properties: Fine, colorless powder, occasionally pink.
Derivative Type: Disalicylate
Trademarks: Baluvet (Veterinaria)
Molecular Formula: C14H11AlO7.H2O
Molecular Weight: 336.23
Percent Composition: C 50.01%, H 3.90%, Al 8.02%, O 38.07%
Literature References: (C7H5O3)2Al(OH)(H2O). Prepn: Burrows, Wark, J. Chem. Soc. 1928, 222.
Properties: Pink needles. Sparingly sol in water. Readily loses 1 mol H2O on drying at 100°, a second mol is driven off with difficulty.
NOTE: The neutral salicylate, (C7H5O3)6Al2.3H2O, is called Saluminium insolubile or insoluble Salumin.
Therap-Cat: Antidiarrheal.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Antidiarrheal.
Keywords: Antidiarrheal.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.

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