2-Ethylhexyl salicylate

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate / Octisalate Details

Chemical Name: 2-Ethylhexyl salicylate / Octisalate

CAS No.: 118-60-5

Molecular Formula: C15H22O3

Molecular Weight:250.33

Molecular Structure: 

Appearance: Clear colorless to slightly yellowish liquid

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate / Octisalate Typical Properties

Apperance Clear colorless to slightly yellowish liquid
Identification A: Infrared Absorption 197K
B: The retention time of major peak of the sample solution corresponds to that of the standard solution,as obtained in the Assay
Assay (GC) 95.0~105.0%
Specific Gravity@25℃ 1.011~1.016
Acidity(0.1N NaOH) ≤0.2ml
Refractive Index@20℃ 1.500~1.503
Impurities (GC) Individual impurity ≤0.5%

Total Impurities ≤2.0%

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate / Octisalate Usage

  1. It is used as an ingredient insunscreens to absorb UVB (ultraviolet) rays.
  2. Octyl salicylate with conjugate PI bond, can absorb ultraviolet light, and ultraviolet energy released as heat so as to achieve the aim of sunscreen, octyl salicylate can absorb 280-300nm wavelength of ultraviolet ray, as UVB absorber used in sunscreen makeup.

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate / Octisalate Packaging and Shipping

Packing: 200kg/drum

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate / Octisalate Storage

Stored in cool dry ventilated place