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Octyl Salicylate

Octyl Salicylate


Octyl Salicylate 

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INCI Name:  Octyl Salicylate  

Chemical Name:  Ethylhexyl Salicylate, 2-Ethylhexyl Salicylate


CAS No.:  118-60-5

EINECS No. :  204-263-4


Molecular Formula:  C15H22O3

Molecular Weight:  250.33





1. Odor:

Typical, bland

2. Color and Appearance:

Clear, colorless to slightly yellowish liquid

3. Assay (GC) %:

99.0 min

4. Chromatographic purity:

Not more than 0.5% any individual impurity

The sum of all the impurity is not more than 2.0%

5. Refractive index @ 20 °C:

1.500 - 1.503

6. Absorbance:

165 to185 E 1%/1 cm in methanol at 305 nm

7. Specific gravity (D25/25):

1.011 – 1.016

8. Acidity:

Not more than 0.2 ml of 0.1N NaOH per ml Octyl salicylate

9. Acid value(mg KOH/g):

1.0 max

10. Saponification value (mg KOH/g):

200 - 230

11. Identification:

A:Infrared absorption:

Confirms to USP

B:Ultraviolet absorption:
























Application: MoreSorbOS is Clear, colorless to slightly yellowish liquid, use as Ultraviolet absorber.


Package: 200kg net per drum.


Storage: Store in a closed system, and be kept in a dry and dark place without any light exposure.


Shelf Life: 2 years.