What is it? 
Benzyl salicylate is a thick liquid with a slight, pleasant odor. It is used as a fixative in perfumery. 

How can I avoid it? Skin contact with Benzyl salicylate s required for it to cause a rash. Discontinuation of exposure to products containing Benzyl salicylate should result in improvement and/or resolution of your dermatitis. By law, all products made in the US for topical use have the ingredients listed either on the product package or the box that contains it, so check the labeling of your skin care products for this ingredient. If there is no information ask your pharmacist or call the company directly. At work, request a material safety data sheet (MSDS) to help identify potential sources of exposure. 

Uses: 
• Detergents 
• Perfumes 
• Psoralens 
• Skin Care Products / Cosmetics  
  • Antiperspirants / Deodorants  
  • Hair sprays, gels, tonics and lotions 
  • Hair Colorants / “Permanents-Relaxers”  
  • Soaps / Cleansers  
  • Shampoos / Conditioners  
  • Moisturizers 
  • Make-ups  
  • Powders / Sprays  
  • Sunscreens  
  • Aftershve products 

Other names for benzyl salicylate:
 
• 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid phenylmethyl ester 
• Salicylic acid benzyl ester 
• Benzyl 2-hydroxybenzoate 
• Benzyl o-hydroxybenzoate 
• Phenylmethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate 
• 2-Hydroxy- phenylmethyl ester benzoic acid 
• 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid 
• Benzyl ester 
• Benzoic acid 
• 2-Hydroxy 
• Phenylmethyl ester 
• Benzoic acid 
• 2Hydroxy 
• Phenylmethyl ester 
• Benzyl 2-hydroxybenzoate 
• Benzyl ester 2-hydroxybenzoic acid 
• Benzyl ester 
• Salicylic acid 
• Benzyl 0-hydroxybenzoate 
• Phenylmethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate 
• Phenylmethyl ester 
• Benzoic acid 
• 2-Hydroxy 
• Salicylic acid 
• Benzyl ester 

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances: 
• Fragrances 
• Cananga oil

How safe is it?

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