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Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

≥99%, FCC

Synonym: p-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester, Methyl paraben, NIPAGIN

  • CAS Number 99-76-3

  • Linear Formula HOC6H4CO2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 152.15

  •  FEMA Number 2710

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 509801

  •  EC Number 202-785-7

  •  Council of Europe no. 657c

  •  MDL number MFCD00002352

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901279

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Flavors and Fragrances, Follows IFRA Guidelines, I-N, Kosher Certified Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
  EU Regulation 178/2002
  FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
assay   ≥99%
mp   125-128 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   odorless
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   COC(=O)c1ccc(O)cc1
InChI   1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-8(10)6-2-4-7(9)5-3-6/h2-5,9H,1H3
InChI key   LXCFILQKKLGQFO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   rat ... Ar(24208)

Description

General description

Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate is commonly used as an antimicrobial preservative in foods, drugs and cosmetics. It occurs naturally in Securidaca longepedunculata Fers roots.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in fiber drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS09  GHS09
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
334.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
168 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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