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A10180 n-Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, 99+%

CAS Number
94-13-3
Synonyms
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid n-propyl ester
Propylparaben

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10180-30 250g 36.80
A10180-0B 1000g 89.00
A10180-0I 5000g 348.00
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n-Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00002354
EINECS
202-307-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H12O3
Formula Weight
180.20
Melting point
95-99°
Flash Point
180°(356°F)
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in propylene glycol, ethanol, ether, acetone, methanol anddimethyl sulfoxide. Slightly soluble in glycerin. Insoluble in water.

Applications

n-Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate is used as antimicrobial preservatives in pharmaceuticals, foods, cosmetics and shampoos. It is widely used as preservatives in personal care products like creams, lotions and bath products. Further, it is used as a food additive. Its derivative, sodium propyl p-hydroxybenzoate is used as an anti-fungal preservation agent.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and alkali metals.

Literature References

Barberis, C. L.; Landa, M. F.; Barberis, M. G.; Giaj-Merlera, G.; Dalcero, A. M.; Magnoli, C. E. Hydrolytic enzymes production by Aspergillus section Nigri in presence of butylated hydroxyanisole and propyl paraben on peanut meal extract agar. Rev. Iberoam. Micol. 2014, 31 (2), 131-136.

Albunia, A. R.; Guerra, G. Spectroscopic Investigation of Guest-Guest Interactions in the Nanoporous-Crystalline delta and epsilon Forms of Syndiotactic Polystyrene. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118 (22), 11774-11783.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H320-H373

Causes skin irritation. Causes eye irritation. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P262-P264b-P280-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P314-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7866
Beilstein
1103245
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DH2800000

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