Salicylic acid is used to treat
many skin disorders, such as acne, dandruff, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis of
the skin and scalp, calluses, corns, common warts, and plantar warts, depending
on the dosage form strength of the preparation.
White, needle crystalline,
water-soluble solid or syrup, C6H10O8, usually made by the oxidation of cane
sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. Also called Glucaric acid.
Saccharic acid, also called
glucaric acid, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H10O8