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W295101

Sigma-Aldrich

Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

≥99%

Synonym(s):
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid propyl ester, Propyl paraben
Linear Formula:
HOC6H4CO2CH2CH2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.20
FEMA Number:
2951
Beilstein:
1103245
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

Fragrance grade

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009

assay

≥99%

mp

95-98 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

burnt; smoky

SMILES string

CCCOC(=O)c1ccc(O)cc1

InChI

1S/C10H12O3/c1-2-7-13-10(12)8-3-5-9(11)6-4-8/h3-6,11H,2,7H2,1H3

InChI key

QELSKZZBTMNZEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate belongs to a group called parabens, which are commonly used as preservatives in cosmetics, skin care products, food, and beverages. Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, in combination with other parabens also shows strong antimicrobial activity against a wide range of micro-organisms.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

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