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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl salicylate, 98%

$178.19 - $178.19

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl salicylate
CAS 119-36-8
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002214
Beilstein 971516
Merck Index 14,6120
Synonym Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate; Salicylic acid methyl ester
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alfa aesar™
A10578-0E
2500g Each for $178.19
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Characteristic
Melting Point −9°C
Boiling Point 224°C
Flash Point 99°C (210°F)
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Methyl salicylate
CAS 119-36-8
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002214
Beilstein 971516
Merck Index 14,6120
Synonym Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate; Salicylic acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number VO4725000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methyl salicylate is used as a flavoring agent and providing fragrance to products like chewing gum and mints. It acts as an anticoagulant by interruption of the vitamin K1-epoxide cycle. It is also used in high concentrations as a rubefacient to treat joint, muscular pain and acute pain. It is utilized as an anti-herbivore defense system in various plants. It is used as a transfer agent to get a manual copy of an image on a surface and to clear plant or animal tissue samples to be used for microscopy.

Solubility
Miscible with water, chloroform, ethanol, methonol and ether.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.