2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, phenylmethyl ester
Salicylic acid, benzyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C14H12O3
Molecular Weight: 228.24
Appearance: white to pale yellow crystal.
Solubility: insoluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 2227mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent UV absorbing, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as UV absorbing agent.
Use as plasticizer.
Use as perfume, fixative agent.
Fixative agent, UV absorbing agent in personal care products.