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Methyl Salicylate

Test Specification..BP
Description It occurs as colorless or slightly yellow liquid.
Identification Test A Test B a. Specified test. b. Specified test. A violet color develops.
Solubility Very slightly soluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96 %) and with fatty and essential oils.
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and not more intensely colored than the reference solution Y7.
Acidity Specified test.
Relative Density 1.180 to 1.186
Refractive Index 1.535 to 1.538
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5%
Test Specification...USP
Description It occurs as colorless, yellowish, or reddish liquid, having the characteristic odor and taste of wintergreen
Identification Test A Test B Infrared Absorption Chromatographic Identity
Solubility Soluble in alcohol and in glacial acetic acid; slightly soluble in water.
Limit of Salicylic Acid and Dimethyl 4-Hydroxyisophthalate
  1. Salicylic acid
  2. Dimethyl 4-hydroxyisophthalate
Not More Than 0.1% Not More Than 0.5%
Solubility in 70% Alcohol Specified test. The solution shows NMT a slight cloudiness.
Specific Gravity 1.180–1.185
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 100.5%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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