- Ethyl o-hydroxybenzoate
- Salicylic acid, ethyl ester
- Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, ethyl ester
Clear, colorless liquid. Wintergreen odor.
Production of artificial perfumes.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R 22 36/38
S 26 36/37/39
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
2 - 5
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.035 (25 C)
1.147 g/cm3 (4 C)
Solubility in water
1.77 cp (45 C)
39.1 g/s2 (0 C)
1.5198 (14.4 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Heat of combustion
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Store protected from light.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Wash area with soap and water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Cover with sand, dry lime or soda ash and place in a closed container for disposal. Provide ventilation.
May discolor on exposure to light.
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, nitrates.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acrid smoke and fumes.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed.
Vapor or mist is irritating to the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause severe eye burns. Vapor is highly irritating to the eyes. Vapors may cause eye injury.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
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