salicyl aldehyde

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sal·i·cyl al·de·hyde

an oily liquid phenolic aldehyde that has a bitter almond odor; used in perfumery and in making coumarin.
Synonym(s): salicylic aldehyde
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In China, para-cresol is mainly used in antioxidant BHT, 2246, pesticides; meta-cresol is mostly consumed on VE, pesticides, thermosensitive dyes; MCPA, ortho-cresol is mainly used in salicylic aldehyde, O-Methyl salicylic acid.
FigureIII-4 Production flow of salicylic aldehyde via ortho-cresol