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1437450 USP

Methyl salicylate

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference 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

  •  MDL number MFCD00002214

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750276

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
vapor density   5.26 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 54 °C)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   847 °F
mfr. no.   USP
refractive index   n20/D 1.536 (lit.)
bp   222 °C (lit.)
mp   −8-−7 °C (lit.)
density   1.174 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
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

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1

Documents

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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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