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Hi Colin, Had trouble finding anything on the net, so I had to resort to actually looking in a book According to the Merck Index (sort of the chemical Encyclopedia) SALOL is a common name for 'phenyl salicylate', which is somewhat close to aspirin (salicylic acid acetate) in structure. It has been used as an analgesic (pain-reducer) and anti-inflammatory agent. It also is apparently used in the manufacture of a variety of things, including plastids, waxes, suntan oil and lotion. Hope this helps Michael Crawford
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