Overview

  • Product name

    Methyl salicylate, Salicylic acid analog
  • Description

    Salicylic acid analog
  • Biological description

    Salicylic acid analog. Various pharmacological effects. Vitamin K1-epoxide reductase inhibitor. Anticoagulant. Active in vivo and in vitro.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    119-36-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
  • Molecular weight

    152.15
  • Molecular formula

    C8H8O3
  • PubChem identifier

    4133
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    COC(=O)C1=CC=CC=C1O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Zhang D  et al. Anti-inflammatory activity of methyl salicylate glycosides isolated from Gaultheria yunnanensis (Franch.) Rehder. Molecules 16:3875-84 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21555977) »
  • Mills PC & Cross SE Regional differences in the in vitro penetration of methylsalicylate through equine skin. Vet J 173:57-61 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 16246600) »
  • Park BK & Leck JB On the mechanism of salicylate-induced hypothrombinaemia. J Pharm Pharmacol 33:25-8 (1981). Read more (PubMed: 6114147) »

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