Benzoic acid, p-hydroxy-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Solubility: soluble in water; 25℃, 5g/L.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 210mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 2200mg/Kg;
mouse subcutaneous LD50: 1050mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 340mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: > 10000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, cleansing, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as antimicrobial agent, preservative.
Use as cleansing agent.
Preservative in personal care products.
Use as antioxidant.
Use as dispersing agent.