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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring o-Tolyl salicylate
Synonym(s) o-Cresyl salicylate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylphenyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
JECFA number 907
CAS number 617-01-6
FEMA number 3734
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.25
Chemical formula C14H12O3
Physical form/odour semisolid to solid with a eucalyptus odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in some oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 180° (2 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.576-1.584
Specific gravity 1.164-1.174
Other requirements