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2-Ethylhexyl salicylate

≥99%

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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.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

FDA 21 CFR 117

Assay

≥99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

bp

189-190 °C/21 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.014 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

orchid; floral

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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2-Ethylhexyl salicylate

grade

Halal, Kosher

grade

certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

grade

analytical standard

grade

-

assay

≥99%

assay

-

assay

≥98.0% (HPLC)

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

refractive index

n/D 1.501-1.503, n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

bp

189-190 °C/21 mmHg (lit.)

bp

189-190 °C/21 mmHg (lit.)

bp

189-190 °C/21 mmHg (lit.)

bp

189-190 °C/21 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.014 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.014 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.014 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.014 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

General description

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate is one of the key ingredients (chemical UV filter) of sunscreen lotions due to its ability to absorb ultraviolet radiation.

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Environment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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