Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

SAJ first grade, ≥99.0%

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SAJ first grade




available only in Japan


297-298 °C (lit.)


114-117 °C (lit.)

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Sawsan El Hussein et al.
Experimental dermatology, 16(10), 830-836 (2007-09-12)
Concern is continuously raised about the safety of parabens which are present in most of the cosmetic preparations. In this investigation, methyl-, ethyl-, propyl- and butyl paraben (MP, EP, PP, BP), in a commercial cosmetic lotion, were deposited on human...
Shinshi Oishi
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 42(11), 1845-1849 (2004-09-08)
Parabens are alkyl esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid widely used as preservatives in foodstuffs, cosmetics toiletries and pharmaceuticals. These compounds are known to exert a weak estrogenic activity in estrogen receptor assays in vitro. In addition butyl and propyl parabens show...
S Nicoli et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 97(11), 4830-4839 (2008-03-05)
This work aims at investigating the nicotinamide (NA)-ethyl-paraben (EP) binary system both in solution and in the solid state. In particular, the apparent EP solubility in water was studied in the presence of different NA concentrations (between 0.28 and 1.64...
Christopher Jewell et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 225(2), 221-228 (2007-09-25)
Parabens are esters of 4-hydroxybenzoic acid and used as anti-microbial agents in a wide variety of toiletries, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. It is of interest to understand the dermal absorption and hydrolysis of parabens, and to evaluate their disposition after dermal...
Virginia T Guidry et al.
Environmental health perspectives, 123(7), 705-711 (2015-03-18)
Exposures to environmental phenols and parabens may be harmful, especially in utero. Prior studies have demonstrated high within-person variability of urinary concentrations across pregnancy. We sought to measure phenol and paraben biomarker concentrations for the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort...

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