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Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

≥99%

Synonym: 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid propyl ester, Propyl paraben

  • CAS Number 94-13-3

  • Linear Formula HOC6H4CO2CH2CH2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 180.20

  •  FEMA Number 2951

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1103245

  •  EC Number 202-307-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002354

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830550

  •  NACRES NA.21

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biological source   synthetic
grade   follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
assay   ≥99%
mp   95-98 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   burnt; smoky
food allergen   no known allergens
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

Description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
DH2800000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

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