Product name: Aspirin
IUPAC ID: 2-Acetoxybenzoic acid
Molar mass: 180.157 g/mol
Melting point: 136 degree Celsius
Boiling point: 140 degree Celsius
Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, is a medication used to treat pain, fever, or inflammation. Specific inflammatory conditions in which aspirin is used include Kawasaki disease, pericarditis, and rheumatic fever. Aspirin given shortly after a heart attack decreases the risk of death.