Ethyl salicylate

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Ethyl salicylate
Structural formula of ethyl salicylate
Ball-and-stick model of the ethyl salicylate molecule
Names
IUPAC name
Ethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.003.878
UNII
Properties
C9H10O3
Molar mass 166.17 g/mol
Density 1.131 g/cm3
Melting point 1 °C (34 °F; 274 K)
Boiling point 231 to 234 °C (448 to 453 °F; 504 to 507 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Ethyl salicylate is the ester formed by the condensation of salicylic acid and ethanol. It is a clear liquid that is sparingly soluble in water, but soluble in alcohol and ether. It has a pleasant odor resembling wintergreen and is used in perfumery and artificial flavors.

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