Methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen or wintergreen oil) is an organic compound with the formula C6H4(OH)(CO2CH3). It is the methyl ester of salicylic acid. It is a colorless, viscous liquid with a sweet odor. It is produced by many species of plants, particularly wintergreens. It is also synthetically produced, used as a fragrance, in foods and beverages, and in liniments.
- Chemical Name : Methyl 2 – Hydroxybenzoate
- Molecular Formula : C8H8O3
- Molecular Weight : 152.1
- Description : Colourless / yellowish / reddish liquid, characteristic odour of wintergreen
- Packing : 35kg / 200kg drums
- CAS No. : 119-36-8