|Product name:||Methyl Salicylate|
|Molecular Weight: ||152.1|
|CAS No.: ||119-36-8|
Methyl salicylate is a colourless or slightly yellow liquid. It is very slightly soluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96 per cent) and with fatty and essential oils.
When used as a flavoring agent, methyl salicylate is often used as a flavoring agent for pharmaceutical preparations, and is also used in general flavors, such as blending of flavors such as eucalyptus. Methyl salicylate is also used as a solvent and intermediate for the manufacture of insecticides, fungicides, perfumes, coatings, cosmetic inks and fiber dyeing agents.
|Appearance||Colourless or slightly yellow liquid.|
|Appearance of solution||Meets the requirements.|
|Acidity||Meets the requirements.|
|Relative density||1.180 to 1.186|
|Refractive index ||1.535 to 1.538|
Packing and Storage
Protected from light.