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P53357 Sigma-Aldrich

Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

≥99%

Synonym: 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid propyl ester, Propyl paraben

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C10 to C11, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Esters,
InChI Key   QELSKZZBTMNZEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
mp   95-98 °C(lit.)
Gene Information   rat ... Ar(24208)

Description

Packaging

5, 250, 500 g in poly bottle

General description

Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate (PHB), commonly known as propyl paraben, is a p-hydroxybenzoate derivative. It can be prepared by reacting p-hydroxybenzoic acid with n-propanol in the presence of an acidic ionic liquid. PHB shows high antibacterial property and low toxicity. It crystallizes in the monoclinic space group P21/c. It is mainly used as a preservative in cosmetics and pharmaceutical formulations. It is reported to be an endocrine disrupting compound.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DH2800000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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