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Methyl Salicylate

Methyl Salicylate, also known as wintergreen oil, is an organic ester naturally produced by many species of plants, particularly wintergreens. It is widely recognized for its use in over-the-counter topical pain relievers, cosmetics, and as a flavoring agent. With the CAS number 68917-75-9 and a purity of ≥98% HPLC, Methyl Salicylate has been extensively studied for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, making it a staple in both pharmaceutical and personal care products.

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Product Details

  • Product Name: Methyl Salicylate
  • CAS Number: 68917-75-9
  • Purity: ≥98% HPLC
  • Molecular Formula: C8H8O3
  • Molecular Weight: 152.15 g/mol
  • Appearance: Clear to pale yellow liquid
  • Solubility: Soluble in ethanol and oils, slightly soluble in water
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place, away from light and moisture

Features & Benefits

  • Pain Relief: Acts as a counterirritant to relieve muscle and joint pain.
  • Anti-inflammatory: Reduces inflammation and is used in treatments for conditions like arthritis.
  • Aromatic and Flavoring Agent: Provides a pleasant, wintergreen scent and flavor to products.
  • Cosmetic Applications: Utilized in formulations for its scent and soothing properties on the skin.


  • Pharmaceuticals: Used in topical analgesics, liniments, and patches for pain relief.
  • Cosmetics and Personal Care: Incorporated in creams, lotions, and bath products for its aromatic qualities and skin benefits.
  • Food Industry: Serves as a flavoring agent in gum, candies, and toothpaste.
  • Aromatherapy and Massage: Employed in essential oil blends for therapeutic massage and relaxation.

Safety & Compliance

  • Subject to regulations when used in food and pharmaceuticals to ensure safe consumption and application levels.
  • Each batch is thoroughly tested and comes with a Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for quality assurance.
  • Recommended for use by professionals equipped with knowledge of safe handling and formulation practices.


  • Available in 20mg and 1g quantities to accommodate diverse formulation needs and research applications.
  • Packaged securely to preserve integrity and extend shelf life.









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