Sodium methylparaben
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Sodium methylparaben
Alias
Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, methyl ester, sodium salt
Sodium 4-(methoxycarbonyl)phenolate
Category
Anionic surfactants-Phenate
CAS No.
5026-62-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H7NaO3
Molecular Weight: 174.13
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 760mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 170mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 2000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as preservatives, antimicrobial agent.
Preservatives in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 5026-62-0
Update: 20130915(1);