Methyl Salicylate 99% USP,BP Synthetic



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Methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen or wintergreen oil) is an organic ester naturally produced by many species of plants, particularly wintergreens. It is also synthetically produced, used as a fragrance, in foods and beverages, and in liniments.

  • Analgesic
  • Component of Linament
  • Flavouring Agent
  • Transfer Agent
  • Ingredient of Surgical Spirit
  • General Laboratory reagent

Minimum Assay: 99.0 – 100.0%
Molecular Formula: C8H8O3
Molecular Weight: 152.15
Boiling Point: 224°
Melting Point: -9°
Solubility in ethanol: Passes Test
Optical rotation (25°C): Inactive
Refractive index (n20°/D): 1.538
Substance with an acidic reaction (as salicylic acid): <0.1%
Heavy metals (as Pb): <0.002%
Methanol (GC): Nil

Hazard Phrases: Harmful if swallowed.

Prec Phrases: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.

Cas No: 119-36-8
Einecs No: 204-317-7

HS CODE: 9902244700


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