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437379 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate

99%

Synonym: Octisalate, Octyl salicylate

  • CAS Number 118-60-5

  • Linear Formula (HO)C6H4CO2CH2CH(C2H5)(CH2)3CH3

  • Molecular Weight 250.33

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2730664

  •  EC Number 204-263-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00053300

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24867367

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Properties

Related Categories Materials Science, Polymer Additives, Polymer Science, Stabilizers
InChI Key   FMRHJJZUHUTGKE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.)

Description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
VO3150000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

Documents

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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