Pharm-Rx Octisalate

Pharm-Rx Octisalate, chemically known as octyl salicylate, functions in over-the-counter (OTC) capacities within pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Classified as an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) under pharmaceutical actives and precursors, it is commonly utilized in various formulations for its properties related to sunscreen and UV protection.

Chemical Name: Octyl salicylate

CAS Number: 6969-49-9

Chemical Inventories: AICS (Australia), DSL (Canada), EINECS (EU), ENCS (Japan), IECSC (China), NZIoC (New Zealand), PICCS (Phillipines), TSCA (USA)

Certifications & Compliance: California Proposition 65

Synonyms: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid octyl ester, N-Octyl Salicylate

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    Identification & Functionality

    Chemical Name
    Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
    Molecular formula

    Octisalate contains not less than 95.0% and not more than 105.0% of octisalate (C₁₅H₂₂O₃), calculated on the as-is basis.

    Chemical Structure

    Octisalate - Chemical Structure

    Applications & Uses


    Physical Form
    Typical Properties
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Molecular Weight250.33

    Regulatory & Compliance

    Certifications & Compliance
    USP Reference Standards
    • USP Octisalate RS

    Storage & Handling

    Storage Information

    Preserve in tight containers.