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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl salicylate, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A105780E

Quantity 2500g

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Catalog No. AAA105780E


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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

119-36-8
152.15
971516
Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate; Salicylic acid methyl ester
C8H8O3
MFCD00002214
14,6120
Methyl salicylate

Specifications

2500g
Characteristic
152.15
971516
−9°C
224°C
Methyl salicylate
119-36-8
C8H8O3
MFCD00002214
14,6120
Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate; Salicylic acid methyl ester
99°C (210°F)
98%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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

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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : VO4725000

TSCA : TSCA

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