salol


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salol:

phenyl salicylate; see salicylic acidsalicylic acid
or 2-hydroxybenzoic acid,
C6H4(OH)CO2H, a colorless, crystalline organic carboxylic acid that melts at 159°C;; it is soluble in ethanol and ether but is only slightly soluble in water.
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salol

[′sa‚lȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4OHCOOC6H5 White powder with aromatic taste and aroma; soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, and benzene; slightly soluble in water; melts at 42°C; used in medicinals and as a preservative. Also known as phenyl salicylate.