Methyl Salicylate

Methyl Salicylate

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.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • 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

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