Methyl Anthranilate, also known as MA, Methyl 2-Aminobenzoate, or Carbomethoxyaniline, is an ester of anthranilic acid. It naturally occurs in Concord grapes and other Vitis labrusca grapes. It is industially prepared by transesterification of methyl caproaminobenzoate and menthol.
Methyl anthranilate appears brown or pale yellow colorless liquids with orange and grape like odor.
Methyl anthranilate is mainly used in cosmetics and fragrance formulation.