|Chemical Name||Methyl 2 – Hydroxybenzoate|
|Grades||IP /BP/Ph.EUR /USP-NF|
|Feature||Colourless / yellowish / reddish liquid, characteristic odour of wintergreen|
METHYL SALICYLATE is a colorless yellowish or reddish liquid with odor of wintergreen. ( USCG, 1999) from CAMEO Chemicals. Methyl salicylate is a benzoate ester that is the methyl ester of salicylic acid. It has a role as a flavouring agent, a metabolite and an insect attractant.