Methyl salicylate
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Methyl salicylate
Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, methyl ester
Salicylic acid, methyl ester
Non-ionic surfactants-Phenol
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H8O3
Molecular Weight: 152.15
Structural Formula
Appearance: liquid.
Odor: holly-like odor.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: dog oral LD50: 2100mg/Kg;
dog subcutaneous LDLo: 2250mg/Kg;
guinea pig oral LD50: 700mg/Kg;
guinea pig subcutaneous LDLo: 1500mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 1110mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 1300mg/Kg;
rabbit subcutaneous LDLo: 4250mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 887mg/Kg.
Human toxicity[1]: child oral LDLo: 228/700mg/Kg;
human oral LDLo: 506mg/Kg;
infant oral LDLo: 1480mg/Kg;
man oral LDLo: 101/1329mg/Kg;
women oral LDLo: 355mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent masking, dispersing, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidizing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as perfume.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as UV absorbing agent.
Soothing agent, perfume in personal care products.
Use as solvent.
Use as intermediates in organic synthesis.
[1]: 119-36-8
Update: 20140929(1);


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