Preservative

Methyl Paraben

Other name:Benzoic acid potassium salt

Quality standard:BP/USP/NF24

CAS NO.:99-76-3

HS CODE:29181930

M.F.:C8H8O3

Specification:Powder

Appearance:White crystalline powder

Description

This product is white crystalline. It is easily dissolved in alcohol, ether, acetone, and slightly dissolved in water. Its boiling point is 270-280°C.

Specifications:

Item Specification
Characters Colorless crystals or white crystalline powder
Purity (on dry base) %  99.0-100.5
Melting Point °C 125-128
Acidity qualified
Sulfate(SO42-) % ≤ /
Loss on Drying % ≤ 0.50
Residue % ≤ 0.10
p-Hydroxybenzoic Acid and Salicylic Acid % ≤ /
Related Substances qualified
Appearance of Solution Clear
Organic Volatile impurities /
Identification /

Usage:Methyl P-Hydroxybenzoate is an anti-fungal agent often used in a variety of cosmetics and personal-care products. It is also used as a food preservative and has the E number E218.Methyl P-Hydroxybenzoate is commonly used as a fungicide in Drosophila food media. To Drosophila, 
methylparaben is toxic at higher concentrations, has an estrogenic effect, and slows the growth rate in 
the larval and pupal stages at lower concentrations.

Packing:25kg fibre drum

Shelf life:3years

Storage:Store in a cool, dry, ventilated environment. 

Advantage on this item:best price, second best quality in China. 

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Pre:Potassium Benzoate

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