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Methyl salicylate

Methyl salicylate

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Colorless liquid
Product ID: MESAL
Purity: 98%+
CAS: 119-36-8
Formula: C8H8O3
MW: 152.15g/mol
Density: 1.0-1.4g/ml
BP: 220-224C
Flash point: 92-100C


Methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen) is a colorless liquid with limited water solubility. It is widely known for its characteristic minty aroma or wintergreen and for its therapeutic properties. Exemplary uses of methyl salicylate include, but are not limited to:

  • fragrance odorant
  • disinfectant
  • active pharmaceutical ingredients precursor
  • seed priming and germination agent
  • pesticide
  • key ingredient of Scarlet oil
  • specimen media mounting ingredient
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