Isopentyl Salicylate (CAS 87-20-7)

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Isopentyl salicylate, a colorless, sometimes slightly yellow, synthetic oil, C12H16O3, having an orchidlike odor.

It is obtained by fractionation after esterification of isopentanol and salicylic acid.


Isopentyl salicylate is used in Sen-Sen type scented confections, root beer, and wintergreen.



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  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place


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Appearance Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Content, % 99 min