Lithium salicylate is also known as salicylate lithium, and is commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry as an analgesic and antipyretic. It is also used as an intermediate in the production of dyes, pigments, and other chemicals.
When exposed to lithium salicylate, rubber materials can suffer a variety of damage. The chemical can cause swelling and softening of the rubber, leading to a loss of elasticity and a decrease in tensile strength. In addition, the chemical can leach out plasticizers, reducing the rubber's flexibility and making it more prone to cracking. Exposure to lithium salicylate can also promote oxidative degradation of rubber, causing it to break down more quickly due to increased brittleness, leading to premature failure.
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