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Based on the available data, the environmental distribution of methyl salicylate can be summarised as follows:

As the substance is soluble in water and has a low potential for adsorption, its main target environmental compartment will be the water compartment where it is no expected to persist due to its ready biodegradability potential. Considering its moderate Henry's Law Constant value, volatilisation from water to air cannot be excluded.