18,00 70,00 

  • Description
  • Additional information



When placing an order, the Buyer declares that he has read the product safety data sheet and knows how to handle the substance and is aware of the resulting risks.




Methyl salicylate

Chemical properties of methyl salicylate

Product name: methyl salicylate

Chemical formula of methyl salicylate: C8H8O3

Synonyms of methyl salicylate:

salicylic acid methyl ester

What is the chemical compound of methyl salicylate?

Methyl salicylate is a colorless or yellow oily liquid. It has a characteristic, strong smell. Strongly heated, it creates explosive vapors with air. It does not dissolve in water.

Boiling point 223 ℃

Melting temperature -8 ℃

Flash-point 96 ℃

Temperature of self-ignition unknown


Keep in the tightly closed, original container. Store in a dry and cool room.


Use personal protective equipment. Use good room ventilation, especially close to the floor (vapors heavier than air). Avoid spraying or scattering in confined spaces. Use away from sources of fire.

Application of methyl salicylate

Methyl salicylate has its main application in the production of medicinal substances. It has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and warming properties. It is a component of methyl salicylate ointments and warming lotions. It is an intermediate in chemical syntheses.


  • production of medicinal substances, e.g. warming lotions
  • intermediate product in chemical syntheses

Effect on the body

Irritating to the skin. Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to eyes. May cause respiratory irritation.

First aid

In case of contact with the respiratory tract, provide the injured person with access to fresh air. It is recommended to call for medical help. After contact with skin, remove contaminated clothing and rinse skin with water. Seek dermatological advice if irritation occurs. After contact with the eyes, rinse with plenty of water, alternately lifting the eyelids for about 10-15 minutes. If contact lenses are present, remove them if possible. In case of irritation, seek medical attention. If swallowed, rinse mouth and drink a glass of water. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical advice.

You can buy Methyl salicylate online in our store

Additional information


250ML, 500ML, 1L, 5L