Benzyl Salicylate Price Trend

In Q4 of 2021, in India, benzyl salicylate prices were recorded at 3100 USD/MT in December. This component has been linked to allergies and contact dermatitis. Benzyl Salicylate is an ester of benzyl alcohol and salicylic acid. The market for salicylic acid was being driven by increased demand for packaged foods and beverages, one of the factors contributing to its growth. This was mostly due to the increased usage of salicylic acid in the food and beverage industry, as it aids in the prevention of rotting and fermentation of packaged foods.

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Procurement Resource provides prices of Benzyl Salicylate for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Benzyl Salicylate

Benzyl salicylate, a colourless to pale yellow clear oily liquid, is a salicylic acid benzyl ester. It is a chemical compound that is frequently utilised as a fragrance additive in cosmetics owing to its sweet floral, balsamic odour. It is also useful in savoury spices, sweets, and other products. 

Chemical Formula of Benzyl Salicylate

  • C14H12O3 


  • 118-58-1
  • Benzyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
  • Benzyl o-hydroxybenzoate

Molecular Weight

  • 228.24 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Fragrance and flavouring agent
  • Personal care products
  • UV absorber in cosmetics
  • Solvent
  • Fixative in floral perfumes

Production Processes

  • Production of Benzyl Salicylate via Reaction between Benzyl Chloride and Sodium Salicylate using a Phase Transfer Catalyst; and via Esterification of Benzyl Alcohol with Salicylic Acid. 

In the esterification process, benzyl alcohol and salicylic acid are used as the starting materials. The esterification of these two substances produces Benzyl Salicylate as the result. 

Supplier Database:    

  • Eternis Fine Chemicals Ltd. 
  • Haihang Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Symerise AG 
  • Moellhausen S.p.A 
  • Ungerer and Company

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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).


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