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Methyl salicylate

analytical standard

Synonym: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester, Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate, Oil of wintergreen, Wintergreen oil

  • CAS Number 119-36-8

  • Linear Formula 2-(HO)C6H4CO2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 152.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 971516

  •  EC Number 204-317-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002214

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329767225

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   5.26 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 54 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   847 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.536 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.536-1.539
bp   222 °C (lit.)
mp   −8-−7 °C (lit.)
density   1.174 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
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format   neat
SMILES string   COC(=O)c1ccccc1O
InChI   1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-8(10)6-4-2-3-5-7(6)9/h2-5,9H,1H3
InChI key   OSWPMRLSEDHDFF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Methyl Salicylate is a methyl ester of salicylic acid, widely used as phytohormones and defensive signaling compounds. It is most commonly used in topical products as a rubefacients.

Application

Methyl Salicylate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in Ulmus pumila leaves using gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (GC-MS).

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
VO4725000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Fragrance Compounds in Shampoo Base on a 100% Methyl Column after SPME using 100 μm PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Fragrance Compounds in Shampoo Base on a 100% Methyl Column after SPME using 100 μm PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Cosmetics, Gas chromatography, Mass selective detector, Purification, Solid phase microextractions

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