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Sigma-Aldrich

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate

99%

Synonym(s):
Octisalate, Octyl salicylate
Linear Formula:
(HO)C6H4CO2CH2CH(C2H5)(CH2)3CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
250.33
Beilstein:
2730664
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

99%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

bp

189-190 °C/21 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.014 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCC(CC)COC(=O)c1ccccc1O

InChI

1S/C15H22O3/c1-3-5-8-12(4-2)11-18-15(17)13-9-6-7-10-14(13)16/h6-7,9-10,12,16H,3-5,8,11H2,1-2H3

InChI key

FMRHJJZUHUTGKE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate(EHS) is an organic ultraviolet(UV) absorber that can be used as a photostable ingredient in cosmetic formulations. It shows an absorption spectra in the range of 280-320 nm in the UV region.

Application

EHS is a salicylic ester which can be used as an UV filter in sunscreen based creams.

Packaging

100 mL in poly bottle

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Environment

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Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

323.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

162 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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