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phenyl sal·i·cy·late

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  1. salol, phenyl salicylatenoun

    a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release


  1. Phenyl salicylate

    Phenyl salicylate, or salol, is the organic compound with the formula C6H5O2C6H4OH. It is a white solid. It is occasionally used in sunscreens and as an antiseptic.


  1. phenyl salicylate

    Phenyl salicylate, also known as salol, is an organic compound that is often used in the production of various plastics, lacquers, and adhesives. It is also used in sunscreens due to its ability to absorb ultraviolet light. It is made up of a phenol group (a ring of six carbon atoms bonded together, with a single hydrogen atom and an -OH group attached to the ring) connected to a salicylate group (itself containing a benzene ring and a carboxylate group). This compound is classified as an ester, which means that it is formed by condensation of an acid and an alcohol.


  1. Phenyl salicylate

    Phenyl salicylate, or salol, is a chemical substance, introduced in 1886 by Marceli Nencki of Basel. It can be created by heating salicylic acid with phenol. Once used in sunscreens, phenyl salicylate is now used in the manufacture of some polymers, lacquers, adhesives, waxes and polishes. It is also used frequently in school laboratory demonstrations on how cooling rates affect crystal size in igneous rocks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phenyl salicylate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phenyl salicylate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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