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Methyl Salicylate Sds CAS 119-36-8

Molecular Formula: C8H8O3

Formula Weight: 152.15

ZSpharmac: Methyl Salicylate Sds

Product Name: Methyl Salicylate Sds
CAS No: 119-36-8
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Methyl Salicylate Sds
Other Names:Methyl Salicylate
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Clear Colorless to Pale Yellow Liquid
EINECS No.:204-317-7
Storage:Room Temperature
Provide:Methyl Salicylate Sds MSDS;
Methyl Salicylate Sds COA

What is Methyl Salicylate Sds?

Methyl salicylate, also known as methyl salicylate or methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate, is an organic compound with a chemical formula of C8H8O3 and a molecular weight of 152.15 g/mol.

Methyl salicylate is prepared by the esterification reaction of salicylic acid and methanol under the catalysis of sulfuric acid, or can be obtained from nature such as holly leaves of the heather family by distillation extraction. It is a colorless to pale yellow oily liquid with a typical holly leaf fragrance, a melting point of about -8°C, a boiling point of about 222°C, slightly soluble in water, but easily soluble in ethanol and other organic solvents.

Methyl Salicylate Sds Property

Melting point 

-8–7 °C (lit.)

Boiling point 

222 °C (lit.)


1.174 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

vapor density 

5.26 (vs air)

vapor pressure 

1 mm Hg ( 54 °C)

refractive index 

n20/D 1.536(lit.)


226 °F

storage temp. 

Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature


Very slightly soluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96 per cent) and with fatty and essential oils.


pKa 9.90 (Uncertain)




Clear colorless to pale yellow


at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. wintergreen mint

Odor Type


Water Solubility 

0.07 g/100 mL (20 ºC)


Methyl Salicylate Sds Uses

1. Medical field
Local analgesia and anti-inflammatory: Methyl Salicylate Sds has strong permeability and can penetrate the skin. It has a relieving effect on mild skin pain, muscle pain, arthritis, etc. It is used as an over-the-counter drug for local anti-inflammatory and analgesia.
Antibacterial and antifungal: It has certain antibacterial and antifungal activities and is used to treat certain skin infections.
Central nervous system effects: It has a slight sedative and hypnotic effect and has been used to treat insomnia in history.
Digestive system and cardiovascular system: It can relieve stomach discomfort and also shows the potential to lower blood pressure.

2. Beauty and skin care
Keratin conditioning: In beauty and skin care products, Methyl Salicylate Sds can promote the metabolism of the stratum corneum, soften and remove aging keratin, and make the skin more delicate and smooth.
Skin penetration promotion: It helps other active ingredients to better penetrate the skin and enhance the absorption efficiency of skin care products.
Moisturizing effect: By improving the skin barrier function, it helps to lock in moisture and improve skin moisturizing properties.

3. Flavor and fragrance industry
Fragrance blending: As a fragrance, methyl salicylate has a similar aroma to that of deer hoof grass. It is often used in the fragrance of toothpaste, mouthwash, chewing gum, small fragrances and other products. It is especially suitable for edible fragrances such as strawberry, grape, and vanilla.
Solvents and intermediates: used as solvents in fragrance synthesis and intermediates for synthesizing other fragrances.

4. Industrial applications
Solvents: used as solvents in organic synthesis due to its good solubility and stability.
Pesticides and fungicides: as an active ingredient or auxiliary agent, it participates in the preparation of pesticides and fungicides and utilizes its biological activity.
Coatings and inks: used as additives in the production of coatings and inks to improve product performance.
Fiber dyeing aids: used as dyeing aids in the textile industry to help dyes adhere better to fibers.

5. Food industry
Edible flavors: In China’s GB2760-1996 standard, Methyl Salicylate Sds is temporarily allowed to be used as an edible flavor, commonly found in food and beverages with fruit flavors such as strawberry, vanilla, and grape.

Methyl Salicylate Sds Prominent Application in Cosmetics

Fragrance ingredients: Methyl salicylate has a strong aroma of wintergreen oil, which is a fresh and refreshing aroma. It is often used as an ingredient of flavors and fragrances in cosmetics, especially in toothpaste, shower gel, shampoo, and perfume. To add a natural and fresh scent to other products, methyl salicylate is an ideal choice, especially for those products that pursue natural herbal or forest scents.

Skin penetration enhancer: Methyl salicylate can slightly penetrate the skin, which allows it to be used as a carrier for other active ingredients in some cases, helping these ingredients to penetrate the epidermis more effectively and reach the target area of ​​action. This property makes it useful in certain therapeutic cosmetics (such as anti-inflammatory and anti-itch products), enhancing the effectiveness of the product by carrying active substances deep into the skin.

Mild skin conditioning effect: Although the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of methyl salicylate are not as significant as those of its parent compound, salicylic acid, it may still have some skin conditioning effects at low concentrations.

Cooling sensation provided: Methyl salicylate can bring a slight cooling sensation after contacting the skin. This characteristic makes it an ideal additive for sports massage oils, after-sun repair gels, cooling skin care products and other products, providing instant relief. A feeling of heat or discomfort in the skin.

Natural preservatives and antioxidants: As a chemical substance of natural origin, methyl salicylate can exhibit certain antibacterial and antioxidant properties under certain conditions. Although it is not the main preservative, it may be used in some natural cosmetic formulas. Consider adding it as a supplementary means of preserving and extending product shelf life.


National Center for Biotechnology Information (2024). PubChem Compound Summary for CID 4133, Methyl Salicylate. Retrieved June 28, 2024 from https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Methyl-Salicylate.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Methyl Salicylate Sds raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure the quality and stable supply of our products. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Methyl Salicylate Sds raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest management, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relations with domestic and foreign customers and won their trust and praise.

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Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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