Chemical Name: Methylparaben
Synonyms: Methyl paraben; Methyl p-hydroxybenzoate; 4-(Methoxycarbonyl)phenol; 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester; 4-(Carbomethoxy)phenol; Methyl Parasept; Methyl Butex; Methaben; Metaben; Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
Product Typical Properties
|Appearance||White crystalline powder|
|Assay||98.0% – 102.0%|
|Melting Point||125- 128℃|
|Acidity||< 0. 1|
|Loss on Drying||0 5% Max|
|Residue on Ignition||0. 1% Max|
Methyl paraben is a white acicular crystal, slightly soluble in water, and easily soluble in ethanol, ether, acetone and other organic solvents.
It is used as antiseptic and bactericide in medicine industry, and also as antiseptic additive in organic synthesis and food, perfume, film, etc.
Please store in a dry, cool and dark place