Mild balsamic, sweetly floral note possessing excellent blending capabilities.
Often used as the foundation for heavy florals such as ylang, gardenia, jasmine, lily etc., it is also used in functional products such as soap, shampoo and fabric softener. Along with Methyl Salicylate, salicylates “turn the most banal floral composition into a real perfume, with majestic weight and sweep” - Luca Turin
Substantivity: 384 hours
Fully soluble in alcohol
Insoluble in water
Appearance: Almost colourless liquid.
Safety in use: Recommended for use at up to 8% in the perfume concentrate.
CAS No: 118-58-1
Formula: C14 H12 O3
2- hydroxybenzoic acid phenyl methyl ester
phenyl methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
salicyclic acid benzyl ester
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