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Methyl Salicylate 99% USP,BP Synthetic


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Methyl Salicylate 99% USP,BP Synthetic

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 Phrazes: Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Prec Phrazes: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up.

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Cas No: 119-36-8
Einecs No: 119-36-8
FP: 99 deg C
Methyl Salicylate 99% USP,BP Synthetic
Code Pack Price Qty  
GPC4677-D 500ml £10.45
GPC4677-E 1L £16.75
GPC4677-F 2.5L £31.45
GPC4677-K 25L £251.60

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