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Hexyl salicylate is a colourless liquid. The melting point was reported to be 269 ± 0.5 K and the boiling point was 571 ± 0.5 K at 100.62 kPa. Hexyl salicylate has a density of 1.038 g/cm3 at 20 °C and a vapour pressure of 7.7 x 10^-5 kPa at 23 °C. The partition coeffcient of the test material has been determined to be log Pow = 5.5.

The water solubility of hexyl salicylate was determined to be 2 mg/L at 23 °C. The flash point of the test substance was reported to be 151 °C. The hot flame autoignition temperature was 251 °C. Hexyl salicylate was determined to be non-flammable, non-oxidising and non-explosive. The viscosity of hexyl salicylate was determined to be 10 mPa s (dynamic) at 25 °C.

The substance is not classified according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 or Directive 67/548/EEC.